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KQED 9: Sunday, November 19, 2017

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.

Sunday, November 19, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    60s Pop, Rock & Soul (My Music) Peter Noone of Herman's Hermits and Davy Jones of The Monkees host this concert spectacular featuring hits and favorites of the AM radio era. Classic songs from the decade of peace, love, and profound social change are sung by performers who represent a period of time that resonates through the generations. Includes Paul Revere & The Raiders ("Kicks"), Gary Lewis & The Playboys ("This Diamond Ring"), The Kingsmen ("Louie, Louie"), The Ventures ("Hawaii Five-O"), Question Mark & The Mysterians ("96 Tears"), and Jefferson Airplane ("Somebody to Love"). duration 1:58:05   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Great Escape [#1037H] (1963) Based on a true story, this movie tells the tale of the largest Allied escape attempt from a German POW camp during WWII. The first half focuses on efforts within Stalag Luft III as the prisoners dig their escape tunnel. The second half focuses on the Gestapo's efforts to track down the over 70 escaped prisoners trying by any means to make their way to England and other countries outside the Third Reich. The epic features an all-star cast, including James Garner as charming Anthony 'The Scrounger' Hendley, Richard Attenborough as Squadron Leader Roger 'Big X' Bartlett, Charles Bronson as Danny 'The Tunnel King' Velinski, Donald Pleasence as Colin 'The Forger' Blythe, James Coburn as Louis 'The Manufacturer' Sedgwick, David McCallum as Eric 'Dispersal' Ashley-Pitt, and Steve McQueen as Capt. Virgil 'The Cooler King' Hilts. Directed by John Sturges. duration 2:52:10   STEREO
  • 5:00 am
    Nazi Games - Berlin 1936 See how the Nazis and the IOC turned, to their mutual advantage, a relatively small, elitist sports event into an epic global and mass media spectacle that, despite the IOC's determined attempts to forget, continues to this day. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#709H] Listening and Learning Thomas In Charge - Thomas wants to impress the Inspector and persuades Percy and Mavis to help him shunt coal at the Docks. This means that Mavis and Percy don't get to do their jobs properly. When the Inspector visits them, they are nowhere to be found. The Inspector arrives at the Docks to find Thomas, Percy and Mavis. Thomas wants to show how good they are at shunting coal but the coal trucks fly into the sky and cover everyone in black soot. Sir Topham Hatt and the Inspector are filthy, and Gordon's funnel is blocked! Thomas helps to make everything better by taking Gordon to the Steam Works to have his funnel cleared. Jitters and Japes - Thomas is given the important job of taking Sir Topham Hatt's mother, Dowager Hatt, on a tour of Sodor. Thomas thinks he knows all the places that she would like to see but nothing will please her. Thomas then discovers that he just needs to listen and ask Dowager Hatt what she would like to do and see. Thomas now knows exactly where to take Dowager Hatt and they race around Sodor having the best fun of all. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#101H] Show Me The Honey/Migration Vacation * Show Me the Honey - Sally and Nick have run out of honey! Luckily the Cat knows just where to go to get more. They visit Queen Priscilla Buzzoo who invites them to join in the bee dance to learn how to make honey.
    * Migration Vacation - The purple martin swallow that lives in Sally's backyard has gone missing! The Cat, with the help of a variety of forest creatures, help Nick and Sally track down the bird, and learn how and why birds migrate.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#122H] Sunspot and the Great Red Spot/Uncle Zucchini Babysits "Sunspot and the Great Red Spot" - Sunspot is determined to get to Jupiter to meet his fellow pet aliens, other members of the Red Spot Club. The Club is thousands of years old. They meet annually at an exact time to observe and celebrate the Red Spot. But, mechanical problems with the family wagon/saucer may thwart the trip. The kids and Celery do everything they can to get Sunspot to Jupiter and his Red Spot Club meet-up. Curriculum: The Great Red Spot is an enormous, high-pressure storm akin to an Earth hurricane that has been raging on the surface of Jupiter for at least 400 years. "Uncle Zucchini Babysits" - Uncle Zucchini finally gets to Earth for a visit, just as the Propulsion parents are called away on a work assignment. Uncle Zucchini volunteers to watch the kids. In the process of helping the kids coax Sunspot into taking a bath, Uncle Zucchini learns about the three states of water (solid, liquid, and gas). Curriculum: What is water and how does it change from one form to another? Water exists in three different states: solid, liquid, and gas. Clouds, snow, and rain are all made up of some form of water. Temperature and pressure can change water from solid (ice) to liquid (wet) to gas (vapor). duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#203H] Creature Power Challenge After getting caught in the middle of a tussle between a grumpy rhino and an outraged elephant, Martin and Chris decide to have a contest to decide what's stronger - elephant or rhino powers. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#109H] Stream and Shout/Hal's Day Off * Stream and Shout - Nature Cat goes to his Nature Curiosity List for inspiration, and finds number 73: "Where do streams begin?" This seemingly simple question leads the gang on an action-packed adventure, as they follow the stream uphill, exploring new environments and meeting all sorts of friendly critters. When they finally find out where the stream begins they are amazed!
    * Hal's Day Off - After a silly mishap leaves Hal alone in the big city (well, he does have his chew-toy Mr. Chewinsky with him), it's up to Nature Cat, Squeeks and Daisy to make their way to the city and find Hal! Tally ho! Even though Hal is having so much fun sightseeing, he will need to get home somehow. When Nature Cat, Squeeks and Daisy can't locate Hal, they turn to animals that they never even knew lived in the city for help!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#604H] George and the Giant Thumb/Shutter Monkey * George and the Giant Thumb - A bored George and Allie decide to make a ginormous sculpture of Bill's sprained thumb. The duo quickly run out of clay and turn to less conventional art supplies. Peanut butter proves too sticky and shaving cream too drippy, so George and Allie use mud to finish their masterpiece. But will Bill give their art a thumbs up?
    * Shutter Monkey - Betsy's "Out of Sight Shapes" entry for the photo contest is sure to win first prize--that is until George and Steve accidentally ruin her pictures. With some help from Steve, George runs around town trying to re-shoot the photographs. But finding the hidden shapes in things is hard for a little monkey! Can George snap 4 pictures of 4 shapes by 4:00 - or are Betsy's prize-winning photos out of sight for good?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    Curious George [#605H] Hamster Cam/The Great Monkey Detective * Hamster Cam - Steve's pet hamster, Hogie, is on the loose in the city streets with nothing but a small video camera tied to his back. George helps Steve track his whereabouts using clues from the hamster cam and his best monkeyish map-reading skills. But can a monkey with a map keep up with a hamster on the run?
    * The Great Monkey Detective - It's mystery movie night at Chef Pisghetti's restaurant. But the big mystery really begins when Chef Pisghetti's cookbook suddenly vanishes! A fan of Detective Basil Know-it-All, George understands that clues are the key to solving a mystery. Will George be able to crack the case of the missing cookbook or will this mystery remain unsolved?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#220H] Prince Wednesday's Happy Birthday/Daniel's Happy Song * Prince Wednesday's Happy Birthday - Happy Birthday, Prince Wednesday! Daniel heads to the castle for Prince Wednesday's birthday party, and feels happy to be with his friends, play games and eat royally yummy birthday cake.
    * Daniel's Happy Song - Daniel is so happy because his friends are coming over to play! As they play with their stuffies, Daniel teaches his friends his happy song - and they all sing along! Strategy: This is my happy song, and I could sing it all day long.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking [#512H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Julia Child - Cooking with Master Chefs [#106] Amy Ferguson-Ota Amy Ferguson-Ota--Amy Ferguson-Ota was the first female executive chef at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Hawaii. From her home kitchen in Hawaii, she prepares a green papaya salad with a Thai vinaigrette, wok-seared ono (fish) served with a banana curry, plus a steamed banana side dish. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Simply Ming [#1503H] Aaron Sanchez You may recognize one of the world's most distinguished Latin chefs, Aaron Sanchez, from his roles as judge on "Chopped" and alongside Gordon Ramsay on "Masterchef". Today, Aaron visits Ming in his loft to cook his albondigas tacos while Ming makes beef and salted watercress scallion pancakes. It's on fuego this week on Simply Ming. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Chef's Life [#502H] Shake, Rattle, and Pole (Beans) Vivian struggles to scrounge up enough green beans to add to the menu at Chef & the Farmer, where a new chef is firmly in place. Mrs. Tessie Mae gives her a golf cart tour of her garden, an intro to pickled pork and a lesson in snapping pole beans. duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1720H] Steak and Veggies Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the best pan-seared flank steak with mustard-chive butter. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews carbon steel skillets in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets for making walkaway ratatouille. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Cook's Country [#912H] Prime Rib with All The Fixings Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate prime rib and potatoes with red wine-orange sauce at home. Then, test cook Christie Morrison reveals the steps for green goddess dressing. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for roasting racks. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making the best roasted green beans with goat cheese and hazelnuts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1213H] Nopa, Mua, La Costanera Transformed from a bank, an auto shop and a chain restaurant, these eateries now accommodate amazing menus crafted by passionate chefs. North of the panhandle in San Francisco is Nopa, a hip, late-night restaurant perfect for meeting new friends. Mua in Oakland's place to experience live DJs, an internationally inspired menu and crave-worthy cocktails. And La Costanera Restaurant in Montara serves up contemporary Peruvian cuisine and ocean-front views in Montara. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#1102H] A Tour of Traditions Ask anyone about traditional cooking in the Yucatan and you're bound to hear the name Miriam Peraza, a grandmotherly dynamo who knows every nook and cranny. She brings Rick to the bustling Mercado de Lucas de Galvez in Merida for a quick tour that includes a rare look at the making of recado spice pastes. Flanked by villagers in the remote town of Yaxunah, Miriam and Rick drop in to watch the making of pit-cooked cochinita pibil, the Yucatan's iconic dish of achiote-smothered, pit-cooked suckling pig. At Manjarblanco restaurant in Merida, Miriam shows us her take on classic panuchos, sopa de lima and queso relleno. Then, Rick brings some of the Yucatan back to Chicago, where he cooks papadzules and shows us how to make cochinita pibil at home - banana leaves and quick-pickled onions included. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#802H] Coffee Shop Favorites Today on Martha Bakes, learn how to make three coffee shop favorites even better at home using more healthful ingredients: scrumptious apple cider doughnut cake made wholesome with whole-wheat flour and applesauce, tender maple-glazed pumpkin spelt scones, and dunk-worthy seeded graham biscotti. All guaranteed to garner rave reviews from coffee shop regulars! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#214H] Sole-Ful Suppertime Jacques makes the sweet, nutty flavors of winter squash tickle the palate with a warm and creamy Butternut Squash Velvet whilst admitting to supplying his brother with seeds of this New World squash. Blossoming roses of creamy fish in Fillet of Sole with Mushroom Sauce are paired with Peas, Mushrooms and Endive along with tips to help keep your sauce from breaking. The meal ends with an unusual combination of Seckel Pears in Coffee and a grated chocolate garnish. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#201H] High 5 - 5 Ingredient Mains The fewer the ingredients, the faster dinner gets to the table - that's why Sara's rustled up some delicious recipes featuring only 5 ingredients, and boy are they good! Try the Roasted Salmon with Hot Mustard Cracker Topping - crunchy on the outside and oh so tender on the inside. Buffalo Rice mixes the best tastes of Buffalo chicken wings - hot sauce, blue cheese, celery, crispy chicken - in a quick and flavorful rice bowl. Sauteed Duck Breasts have an Apricot Szechuan Peppercorn Sauce that's packed with sweet and spicy flavors. And nothing could be simpler than Peppery Broccoli Pasta with Feta Cheese - a satisfying, meat-free alternative. Less is more! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#407H] Tuscany's Dolce Vita The small towns and rural charms of Tuscany give us a healthy dose of the "sweet life" as we hunt for truffles in an oak forest, nibble through an artichoke festival, share a farmhouse feast, and ride a classic convertible through the cypress groves of Mona Lisa's back yard. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#2126H] Junk in the Trunk 7 Discover never-before-aired appraisals from all six Season 21 cities, including an American Folk Art cane, a 1927 Yankees team-signed baseball, and a Vairocana Buddha, CA. 1410. Which is appraised for $ 150,000-$200,000? duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#507H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#842H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    City Rising Gentrification arrives with promises of revitalization but has also developed from a history of discriminatory laws and practices in the United States. City Rising illuminates this history and reveals how gentrification is traditionally molded and dictated by those in power. Cities have been entrepreneurial about encouraging development, while regarding displacement as inevitable. Fast-rising home values have made property ownership more elusive than ever for those historically excluded. As housing prices rise, people of color who cherish their community and culture are mobilizing against unsustainable rents and other forces they see pushing neighbors into homelessness. Fearing the loss of their basic needs, these residents are part of a movement, not just in California, but across the nation as the rights to property, home, community and the city are consuming local and global debates. City Rising is a one-hour broadcast special and multi-media project that analyzes six California communities undergoing gentrification: Boyle Heights and South Central in Los Angeles, Long Beach, Santa Ana, Oakland and the Oak Park neighborhood of Sacramento. duration 56:40   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Masterpiece Classic [#4443H] The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 3 Help wanted! There's a high-profile vacancy at the Paradise, and applicants stream in as Katherine, Tom and Moray work to advance their own candidates - and interests. The clashes aren't confined only to the store floor as Katherine and Tom debate what is in the best interest of young Flora. And Denise confronts a troubling question - Moray may thinks of her as his "little champion," but does he believe she is his equal? duration 53:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    The Durrells In Corfu Season 2 On Masterpiece [#4759#] With two women in labor plus a stabbing victim, Dr. Petrides has his hands full. Louisa, Leslie, and Spiro come to the rescue. Gerry's otter is also giving birth. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Poldark Season 3 On Masterpiece [#4746#] Season 3, Episode: Eight Elizabeth turns the tables on George. Rev. Whitworth is checkmated. Demelza and Lt. Armitage reveal their true feelings. Poldark makes a vow. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 10:00 pm
    Collection On Masterpiece [#4753#] Nina is torn between Claude, Billy and the baby she gave up for adoption. Charlotte's new business venture hits the rocks. Amid a glittering celebration of high fashion, Inspector Bompard makes a surprise appearance. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 11:00 pm
    MN Original [#111H] The Jerome Foundation supports the creation, development and production of new works by emerging and established artists in MN and NYC. In her abstract paintings, Valerie Jenkins uses color and shape to challenge what is real and what is an illusion. The SpotLight Musical Theatre Program serves more than 60 Minnesota high schools through workshops and an annual award program. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    Film School Shorts [#511H] Best of the Bay With vampires roaming the back alleys of Chinatown, Tarantino-inspired fighting through redwood forests, jazz journeys in abstract super-8 film and a love triangle in a San Francisco apartment complex, these emerging filmmakers offer quirky a quirky glimpse at our unique metropolis. The Stalking of Ernest Gorby by Max O'Connor. After Life by Sebastian Kleppe. Shadow Beat by Sarah Frei. Hui Ying by Hannah Anderson. duration 28:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#4202H] James Bay/Rhiannon Giddens Enjoy performances by acclaimed singer/songwriters Bay and Giddens. Englishman Bay plays songs from his chart-topping debut Chaos and the Calm. North Carolina native Giddens performs tunes from her Grammy-nominated solo debut Tomorrow Is My Turn. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
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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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KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
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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.