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KQED 9: Thursday, November 9, 2017

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

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Thursday, November 9, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23233] (original air date 11/8/2017) An update on yesterday's elections with Jerry Seib, Washington bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal, Susan Page, Washington Bureau Chief for U.S.A. Today, and Hugh Hewitt, host of the radio program, the Hugh Hewitt Show.
    *We continue with Donna Brazile introducing her new book, "Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House."
    *We conclude with Bruce Dickinson, lead singer of Iron Maiden and author of, "What Does This Button Do?"
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Pati's Mexican Table [#608H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#804H] Pompei's Grotto, Lillie Mae's House of Soul Food, SPQR * Our first restaurant, Pompei's Grotto, is a family owned spot on Fisherman's Wharf's that's been serving up fresh seafood since 1946.
    * Next, Lillie Mae's House of Soul Food in Santa Clara makes homemade Southern comfort staples that satisfy heart and soul.
    *Finally, combining a bustling San Francisco vibe with an intimate and cozy setting, SPQR delivers authentic, modern Italian cuisine and original Italian wine from small producers.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Nature [#3505] The Cheetah Children For nearly two years in the forested hills of Zimbabwe, wildlife cameraman Kim Wolhuter shadowed a wild cheetah family on foot, to reveal in intimate detail the cubs' remarkable journey to adulthood and their mother's dedication in raising them. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Nova [#4418H] Killer Floods Uncover geologic fingerprints of colossal floods that violently reshaped the ancient world. Follow geologists around the globe as they reconstruct catastrophic Ice Age floods more powerful than all the world's top ten rivers combined. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Frontline [#3411H] Business of Disaster Disasters are big business. An investigation with NPR into who profits when disaster strikes. The film focuses on Superstorm Sandy: the thousands still not home, the agencies that were supposed to help, and the companies that made millions. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Gorongosa Park - Rebirth of Paradise [#106H] Roaring Back When Bob Poole returns to Gorongosa, he discovers a huge nesting colony of water birds. He resumes his search for the lion cubs that went missing. After many sleepless nights, he finally meets the park's new cubs - the future of lions in Gorongosa. duration 55:01   SRND51 TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#706H] Busy Days * Thomas' Crazy Day - Thomas promised to play hide and seek with his best friend Percy at the Steam Works. Sir Topham Hatt also asked him to show Bash, Dash and Ferdinand what it takes to be a Really Useful engine. Thomas decides that he has to do everything so he rushes back and forth helping the Logging Locos and playing a game of hide and seek with Percy. Thomas asks Cranky to help him show the Logging Locos how to be Really Useful while he is away. When Thomas checks on them, he sees that Cranky has lifted Dash high into the air and not being helpful at all! Thomas realizes that he needs to do one thing at a time so he finishes showing the Locos how to be Really Useful, and then finishes the game of hide and seek with his best friend Percy.
    * Thomas and the Snowman Party - It's winter on Sodor and the children are busy building a snowman. The children need a hat to complete their snowman and Thomas decides to help. Thomas takes Farmer McColl's hat for the snowman. Then, he sees the Band Conductor's hat and takes that too. Then he sees Mr. Bubbles' big colorful hat and takes that too. Thomas gets so busy looking for the hat that he forgets to deliver a special parcel to Sir Topham Hatt. However, Farmer McColl, the Brass Conductor and Mr. Bubbles all need their hats back. When Thomas delivers a parcel for Sir Topham Hatt - it's a new hat! Sir Topham Hatt gives his old hat to Thomas which he then gives to the children for their snowman.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#218] Balancing Act/Marvelous Marbles Balancing Act - Sally and Nick are trying to walk across a beam in their backyard, but are having trouble staying on it! Can the Cat help? Why of course! His friend Zappa the snow leopard is an amazing balancer! He uses his big wide feet and his long tail to help him keep his balance. Nick and Sally don't have tails, but they see how Zappa moves carefully to keep his weight balanced, now they know what to do at home. Using broomsticks to help them stay balanced, Nick and Sally are able to cross the balance beam. And just in time to have some yummy bran berry muffins! Marvelous Marbles - The kids are playing with glass marbles, until one of them rolls away! It was Nick's "extra luck never miss marble", now what is he going to do? Cat will take them to a sandy beach that's full of marbles! But when they get there, all they see is sand. Cat's friend Sharky McGee explains that sand makes glass. He shows them how sand is turned into glass and all the wonderful things you can make with it. Including marbles! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#119] Mindy Pet-Sits Sunspot/Treehouse ISS Mindy Pet-sits Sunspot - Sean, Sydney, Jet, and Carrot head out to view the Northern Lights. Mindy, upset she can't go, gets a boost - Sunspot stays back and agrees to let her be his pet-sitter. As the group in the saucer searches for, yet can't find, the Northern Lights, Sunspot and Mindy work on a backyard project - making their own amazing backyard "Northern Lights" display! Curriculum: Northern lights (aka, aurora borealis) are a natural, awesome phenomenon. The origin of the aurora begins when a cloud of gas is ejected from the Sun's surface. When it collides in Earth's atmosphere with oxygen and nitrogen, it produces dazzling auroral light. Treehouse ISS - When the kids realize that they all want to use the treehouse at the same time for different activities, arguments break out. Mindy tries to help by creating a schedule for each kid to use the treehouse alone. In the end, the kids realize they need each other's company and ideas in order to be successful in their own projects. In resolving their problem, the kids learn to think like the scientists on the International Space Station, who have to find a solution to the problem of getting along while doing different projects in a small space. Curriculum: The International Space Station (ISS) program is a great global human achievement in international cooperation. Countries work in partnership to support the experiments of scientists on the ISS, including observing space, growing plants in micro-gravity, and recording observations. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#503] The Dhole Duplicator While visiting India, Martin and Chris go off on a creature adventure to explore the world of the Dhole - aka "The Red Dog". With the help of Wild Kratt Kid Mala, they manage to find this elusive and endangered creature and working together with the pack, the Kratt Bros are able to defeat one very hungry tiger! Science Concept: Social groups and hunting strategy. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#103] Breezy Rider/Swamp Thing Breezy Rider - Nature Cat and his pals are enjoying a windy day by flying kites in the park. But the merriment takes a turn when a strong gust of wind blows Squeeks' kite up into the sky with Squeeks still holding onto it! Nature Cat, Daisy and Hal snap to action, chasing the kite to get Squeeks, tally ho! Swamp Thing - Daisy is determined to find out once and for all if the legendary creature, Swamp Thing, is real or not. Squeeks, Hal, Daisy and a terrified Nature Cat head out to the swamp to investigate the sights, sounds and smells to get actual proof if Swamp Thing really exists. Yikes! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#505H] Monkey Size Me/Metal Detective * Monkey Size Me - It's hard being a little monkey in a big world. George tries to throw the Man with the Yellow Hat the perfect surprise party, but he orders a cake too big to fit in the freezer and he's too short to hang the decorations from the ceiling. George fantasizes about a life where everything is monkey-sized...where he could drive a monkey-sized car, order a monkey-sized cake, and even wear a monkey-sized yellow hat! But how would a monkey-sized party effect his regular sized guests?
    * Metal Detective - There's no better way to spend a sunny afternoon than playing with your favorite robot on the beach. But when a sudden rainstorm has George and the Man with the Yellow Hat running for shelter, George is upset to learn that he left his robot resting in the sand. With Professor Wiseman's help, George makes a homemade metal detector to help him find his buried metal friend. Can a monkey rescue a robot using an alarm clock, tape, and a calculator?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Curious George [#506H] George's Home Run/Monkey On Ice * George's Home Run - While Marco tries to hit his first Little League home run, George gets to play scorekeeper. Unfortunately, he can't remember the order of the numbers, so he isn't getting it quite right.Marco helps out by using a catchy song to teach George how to count from 1-10 and then George returns the favor by agreeing to be a pinch runner for an injured Marco. Can a speedy little monkey run the bases fast enough for Marco to get his first home run?
    * Monkey on Ice - Bill wants to earn another Junior Sprout badge by constructing and sleeping in an igloo, inspiring George to build his own. Only George wants his igloo to have windows and be big enough to fit his friends and furniture--not small and cozy like Bill's. When George's huge ice house leaves him freezing cold, he decides to build one in a much warmer location--inside the country house.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#210H] A Storm in the Neighborhood/After The Neighborhood Storm * The Neighborhood Storm - There's a big storm coming to the Neighborhood. Daniel and his friends are a little frightened at first, but the grown up's have a plan to keep everyone safe.
    * After the Neighborhood Storm - The big storm that came through the Neighborhood has passed. But now everything looks different, with leaves all over, trees knocked down and window shutters fallen - it's a scary thing for Daniel and his friends to see. But they are comforted to know that everyone is safe and there are helpers everywhere, coming together to fix the Neighborhood. Strategy: Take a grown-up's hand, follow the plan, and you'll be safe.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#215H] Daniel Takes Care of Snowball/Margaret's Bathtime * Daniel Takes Care of Snowball - It's Daniels turn to take care of Snowball, the class pet, at home today. When Prince Wednesday invites Daniel to play, he has to decide the best thing to do: take care of Snowball or go and have fun with his friend. Daniel learns that it's fun to take care of others and it makes him feel happy.
    * Margaret's Bathtime - Daniel is at home playing with his toy horse when Mom asks him to help her give Margaret a bath. Reluctant at first, Daniel eventually realizes how proud and good it makes him feel to help take care of his little sister. Strategy: Taking care of you makes me happy too.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#120] Chompy's New Foods/Cloning Around Chompy the Parrotfish decides she doesn't want to eat only algae anymore when she sees Splash and his friends eating a variety of things found in the water column (plankton, etc.) The others have to get Chompy back on her normal eating plan before the reef gets overrun with algae! / Bubbles and Ripple meet a jellyfish. However, when they bring Splash and Dunk to meet her, they discover she doesn't remember them at all. The kids learn that what they thought was one jellyfish were actually two identical clones of each other. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY
  • 11:00 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#116] The Greatest Treasure of All/Crabulous After the kids hunt for treasure and compare what they've found, Flo explains that she knows the location of a wonderful treasure that came from above the surface. Since the kids want to find it, Flo sets them out on a mysterious journey and if they follow her directions, the treasure will be waiting for them. / Bubbles, feeling self-conscious about a healing blemish on her face, meets Myshell, a friendly, outgoing decorator crab who has covered her shell with all kinds of shells, coral and sponges. Myshell teaches Bubbles how to feel good about herself from the inside out. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY
  • 11:30 am
    Sesame Street [#4704] Super Sitters Grover and Cookie Monster help Chris babysit and learn how to take care of a baby. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4712] Big Birds Song Abby and Elmo help Big Bird calm down so he won't be nervous singing on the show, The Squawk. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Super Why! [#153Z] George and the Dragon Fe Fi Fo Fum!! The Giant has stepped on Pig's toy, and he's scared to ask for it back! The super readers venture into a classic tale to meet intrepid Knight George, who is about to face his own fears and battle a dragon to rescue a princess! But it turns out that George isn't quite so brave, and needs a little help...from an unexpected source!
    Educational Objectives: To learn to appreciate where you're from. Kids will experiment with the alphabet, celebrate spelling and use the power to read to change the story.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Peg + Cat [#124] The Ring Problem/The Wedding Problem The Ring Problem - Giant land. When the Giant drops the diamond ring he's about to give Giantess, it bounces into a pipe. He needs his very small friends Peg and Cat to get it back. The Wedding Problem - Giant land. When Peg and Cat are chosen to organize the Giants' wedding, they must get the twelve steps for a giant wedding in just the right order. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#140] Junior Conductor Jamboree/Troodon Train Day Junior Conductor Jamboree - Our kids ride the Dinosaur Train from one end of the line to the other, through all three Time Periods -- from the Cretaceous, through the Jurassic, to the Triassic. All along the way, they pick up friends who join them for a Junior Conductor Jamboree! Troodon Train Day - The Pteranodon family rides to Troodon Town to celebrate Troodon Train Day, where the main event is a concert by King Cryolophosaurus, giving his first performance in years! When King comes down with some last-minute jitters, Buddy and Tiny help him overcome his stage fright and he sings a medley of his hits, including the Dinosaur Train theme song! duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#119] Mindy Pet-Sits Sunspot/Treehouse ISS Mindy Pet-sits Sunspot - Sean, Sydney, Jet, and Carrot head out to view the Northern Lights. Mindy, upset she can't go, gets a boost - Sunspot stays back and agrees to let her be his pet-sitter. As the group in the saucer searches for, yet can't find, the Northern Lights, Sunspot and Mindy work on a backyard project - making their own amazing backyard "Northern Lights" display! Curriculum: Northern lights (aka, aurora borealis) are a natural, awesome phenomenon. The origin of the aurora begins when a cloud of gas is ejected from the Sun's surface. When it collides in Earth's atmosphere with oxygen and nitrogen, it produces dazzling auroral light. Treehouse ISS - When the kids realize that they all want to use the treehouse at the same time for different activities, arguments break out. Mindy tries to help by creating a schedule for each kid to use the treehouse alone. In the end, the kids realize they need each other's company and ideas in order to be successful in their own projects. In resolving their problem, the kids learn to think like the scientists on the International Space Station, who have to find a solution to the problem of getting along while doing different projects in a small space. Curriculum: The International Space Station (ISS) program is a great global human achievement in international cooperation. Countries work in partnership to support the experiments of scientists on the ISS, including observing space, growing plants in micro-gravity, and recording observations. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17313H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12094] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23233] (original air date 11/8/2017) An update on yesterday's elections with Jerry Seib, Washington bureau chief for the Wall Street Journal, Susan Page, Washington Bureau Chief for U.S.A. Today, and Hugh Hewitt, host of the radio program, the Hugh Hewitt Show.
    *We continue with Donna Brazile introducing her new book, "Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House."
    *We conclude with Bruce Dickinson, lead singer of Iron Maiden and author of, "What Does This Button Do?"
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36224] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17313H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12094] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#805H] Flour Power Flour is the foundation of a multitude of baked goods and there are many options to choose from beyond the ever-popular white variety. On today's show, Martha incorporates these unique flours into three fantastic recipes: custardy herb quiche with a malty rye crust, blueberry coffee cake with a crunchy muesli topping, and a speedy seeded savory quick bread. Explore the power of flour! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1212H] Flea Street Cafe, Metro Lafayette, Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop and Restaurant Flea Street Cafe in Menlo Park embraces fresh Californian cuisine produced from local, organic ingredients, some even grown right at the restaurant. Metro Lafayette merges urban sophistication with a relaxed suburban attitude and a Californian-French menu in Lafayette. Marin Sun Farms Butcher Shop and Restaurant combines a farm outlet, butcher shop and restaurant celebrating the pasture-to-plate philosophy in Pt. Reyes. duration 25:18   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Dickensian [#110H] It is the day before the Havisham Wedding and Satis House is being prepared by an overexcited Amelia.All must be perfect. Arthur distracts Compeyson at the pub and Mathew arrives at Satis House with members of the board of the brewery to tell Amelia she is about to hand the Havisham business and fortune to a crook. Amelia speaks to Matthew alone - what is he doing? She knows everything about the man he loves and he is no conman. duration 1:18:22   STEREO TVG
  • 9:20 pm
    Home Fires On Masterpiece [#4577H] Episode Five Frances welcomes an evacuee. Laura follows her sister's footsteps. Spencer is shunned. Teresa gets bad news and makes a confession. duration 55:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:18 pm
    Home Fires On Masterpiece [#4578H] Episode Six Alison tries to escape her troubles before the jig is up. Miriam experiences despair and joy. Pat is freed from tyranny. Laura's secret is out. duration 54:40   STEREO TV14
  • 11:13 pm
    World's Most Expensive Food [#101H] London is home to more billionaires than any other city on the planet and like all of us, they require sustenance to survive. However, while most of us buy our groceries at the supermarket and mere millionaires consult the Michelin Guide when selecting a restaurant, the ultra-wealthy retain the services of a private network of luxury food suppliers.
    From supplying the world's best caviar to creating decadent meals for private jet users, these luxury vendors will go to any length to source, import and prepare the world's most expensive food and drink for their clients. In this rarified world, the finest ingredients just aren't enough: it's the story behind them that counts.
    duration 46:32   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23234H] (original air date 11/9/2017) An update on President Trump's trip to Asia with Robert Costa of the Washington Post.
    *Writer Martin McDonagh and actors Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell share their experiences filming "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."
    *We conclude with author Michael Lewis, here to introduce his latest investigative story on the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
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XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
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