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KQED 9: Monday, December 18, 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.

Monday, December 18, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#4109H] Ryan Adams/Shakey Graves Enjoy intimate performances from singer/songwriters Ryan Adams and Shakey Graves. Adams performs a special acoustic set of hits and deep cuts. Graves showcases his latest effort, And the War Came. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Masterpiece Classic [#4446H] The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 6 The Paradise is celebrating 5 years in business. But behind closed doors, shocking alliances and schemes are emerging in an all-out bid for domination. The stakes are high - and so is the paranoia. Who will come out on top? Meanwhile, fragile hearts are tested, as some come to learn the true meaning of love and loyalty the hard way. Pain is a formidable teacher, but can Moray, Denise and others see clearly what is right under their noses? duration 53:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Last Tango In Halifax Holiday Special [#101#] Caroline's new headship involves moving the family to a ramshackle farmhouse in time for Christmas. Alan has a difficult conversation with Gillian, who's consumed by thoughts of the afterlife, convinced she's being haunted by Eddie. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 3:00 am
    Victoria On Masterpiece [#4704#] Doll 123 As a new queen, the young Victoria struggles to take charge amid plots to manipulate her. Her friendship with the prime minister leads to a crisis in Parliament. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    MN Original [#113H] The Arts Partners lead the organizations that share the stages of Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Bruce Coppock, The Schubert Club's Barry Kempton, Minnesota Opera's Nina Archabal, and the Ordway's Patricia Mitchell talk about the unique partnership formed to build the new concert hall, welcoming new audiences to an array of world-class performances. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Reel South [#210H] Red Wolf Revival By Rosh Patel and Madison McClintock. Three decades ago, the nearly-extinct red wolf was reintroduced in North Carolina. While this flagship conservation effort paved the way for reintroducing several other species across the country, today fewer than 100 wild red wolves remain - and their fate hinges on significant biological, political, cultural and economic challenges. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#1010H] Tinsel & Trains The Missing Christmas Decorations - Until Percy discovers Diesel 10 stealing the Steamies' Christmas decorations. Percy chases him back to the Dieselworks where he also discovers poor forgotten Sidney hanging from the ceiling waiting for new wheels. Percy surprises everyone by deciding to give Sidney a Christmas present and his kindness does not go unrewarded. Santa's Little Engine - Thomas is sent to bring a real sleigh for Sir Topham Hatt to ride in when he plays Santa at the Ulfstead Castle Christmas Fair. When the sleigh slips down the hill with Sir Topham Hatt in it, Thomas has to rescue him and ends up pulling the sleigh back up the hill with fallen branches round his funnel, making Thomas look more like a reindeer than an engine! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#122H] Teeny Weeny Adventure/I See Seeds * Teeny Weeny Adventure - Nick has spotted a tiny ladybug, but Sally has found an even smaller ant! And there's nothing smaller than an ant. Or is there? Cat takes Nick and Sally to meet a variety of single-celled creatures, the smallest anywhere! Nick and Sally soon learn that a drop of water holds a whole lot more than they ever realized!
    * I See Seeds - Sally and Nick are going on an adventure, but how are they going to get there? Skateboard? Train? Rocketship? They just can't decide, until Cat suggests they see how trees send their seeds on trips. They follow different seeds as they travel through the air, float on the water and hitch rides on animals.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#107H] Mission to the Moon/Mindy's Moon Bounce House "Mission to the Moon" - Sean tells Jet, Sydney, and Mindy about the Apollo 11 mission, and the kids decide to do a real-life reenactment of man's first mission landing on the Moon! Curriculum: The first manned mission to the Moon took place on July 20, 1969, and the first two humans on the Moon were Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. The astronauts were launched from a Saturn V rocket on the Apollo 11 mission.
    "Mindy's Moon Bounce House" - Jet gives a special birthday gift to Mindy that allows her to defy gravity. She has so much fun hovering above everyone, the others have to convince her to come back to Earth in time for her party. Curriculum: Gravity is a natural phenomenon by which all physical bodies attract one another. Gravity gives weight to physical objects and causes them to fall towards the ground when dropped.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#424H] Musk Ox Mania When Chris realizes that his precious Creature souvenir collection is missing, the gang must travel back to the Arctic to find it. But the Arctic is now covered in a thick layer of ice and snow, so they'll need the help of a special Arctic creature - the Musk Ox - and its creature powers to find it. Science Concept: Defense. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#121H] Slime Time/Rock Stars * Slime Time - Nature Cat can't wait to play with his favorite yarn ball! But when he goes to take it out of its super secret hiding spot? - it's gone?! Where could it be? The gang sets out to find the culprit and rescue Nature Cat's favorite toy. Along they way they find help from an unlikely slimey source. Onward and Yarnward!
    * Rock Stars - Squeeks can't wait to show off her favorite rock at her Rock Stars meeting. She thinks she has a good chance to become The Rock Star of the Month! But things don't go as planned when Hal mistakes Squeeks' rock for a ball, causing the rock to roll away. Get that rock!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#507H] George-O-Matic/Curious George, Sheep Herder * George-O-Matic - George is entranced by the museum's newest addition: a vending machine full of levers, wheels, springs, and healthy snacks! So when George is put in charge of making the dessert for an important dinner party, he can think of nothing better than creating his own dessert dispensing vending machine - the George-O-Matic. One tiny design flaw: George asks Gnocci the cat to motor the machine, causing it to go into overdrive.
    * Curious George, Sheep Herder - George buys a cool new scarf at the Country Fair, but with one tug on a loose strand of wool, the entire scarf unravels! While searching for sheep that will give him some wool for another scarf, George accidentally whistles, which sends Bo the sheepdog and his flock of sheep on a wild adventure through the country. Can George whistle his way out of this mess or will his baaaaaad day turn even worse?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    Curious George [#108] Curious George and the Invisible Sound/Curious George, A Peeling Monkey * Curious George and the Invisible Sound - While trying to record different animal sounds in the country, George discovers some amazing things about the dynamics of sound: the closer he gets, the louder the sound; the further away he is, the quieter the sound. Then he discovers one he's never heard before. He follows the direction of the sound throughout the house until he finds... a cricket?! How can something so small make such a big noise?
    * Curious George, A Peeling Monkey - George really can't wait to see what's inside Professor Wiseman's birthday present. Because he's a good little monkey, he leaves the present in one piece, but he distracts himself by "unwrapping" everything else around him. George learns that lots of things have covers, and for many different reasons. Even the bathroom walls are covered with wallpaper! But not for long...
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#129H] It's Time to Go/Daniel Doesn't Want to Stop Playing * It's Time to Go: Daniel, O the Owl and Katerina are playing "library" at the Treehouse. When it's time for them to go home, Katerina and Daniel have trouble leaving because they are having so much fun! Choosing one more thing to do before they leave helps make their transition a little easier.
    * Daniel Doesn't Want to Stop Playing: Daniel is playing "Trolley" with Mom and Dad in the living room. When Mom tells him that it's time to work on his school project, Daniel doesn't want to stop playing. Mom helps Daniel move on by allowing him to pick one more thing to do with his toy Trolley. Daniel makes one last stop and then he's ready to work on his project.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#119H] Daniel Gets A Shot/A Stormy Night * Daniel Gets a Shot - Daniel has an appointment at the doctor today and he has to get a shot. He is very apprehensive and does not want to go. So Daniel asks Mom Tiger questions about the shot, and she shares her trick for staying brave in scary situations. And Daniel finds that the shot was not so bad after all
    * A Stormy Night - Daniel and O the Owl are having fun playing outside in the rain until a thunderstorm builds up and worries them. When Mom Tiger teaches them to think of something happy, O and Daniel learn that the thunderstorm is not so scary after all!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#127H] Smell of Fear/A New Spin When Splash and his friends are playing "surprise fish," they accidentally release a "fear smell alarm," which spreads from fish to fish and causes Mayor Sting to call for everyone to be "reef ready!" / The Reeftown Rangers help Dorsal locate his old friend Spin, another spinner dolphin who he hasn't seen since he was young. They recognize each other with their unique whistle names and are happy to be reunited after many years. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#128H] Clubhouse Clash/Raise The Reef Splash and friends are playing in their clubhouse when Jerome and the fusiliers show up, claiming that the ship is actually their clubhouse. The two groups must then figure out who can use the clubhouse once and for all. / Being the newest member of Reeftown, Splash discovers the majority of things around him on the reef are actually living creatures. Some corals, some spongy things, some creatures he had no idea about, but no matter what their size, color or shape, he finds out that each have their own unique voice to be heard! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Sesame Street [#4718H] Counting Hats Elmo and Zoe compete to see who can wear the most hats on their head. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4713H] Get Ready for Today Elmo and Abby help Crystal the Ball come up with a morning routine so she can be ready to go out and play. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Super Why! [#214H] Around The World Adventure With the help of their teacher, Whyatt and his friends have contacted a girl from another school over the computer but they wonder where she lives. The super readers take a trip around the world with a wacky explorer name Wigglesbottom who is on the hunt for his friend Sophie. Will they be able to help Wigglesbottom find his friend, or will they be destined to travel the globe indefinitely? Educational Objectives: To learn about Geography. Kids will catch the alphabet and identify the letters R, O, P, E, as well as practice the magic of spelling, understand what the word "quicksand" means, and use the power to read to change the story. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Peg + Cat [#207H] Peg and Cat Save The World: Part 1 Peg and Cat Save the World: Part 1 The Farm / Washington, D.C. The President of the United States summons Peg and Cat to solve a problem of national importance: strange signals are coming from space, in a pattern. Primary Content: Shapes. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#117H] Dinosaurs in the Snow/Cretaceous Conifers * Dinosaurs in the Snow - Buddy and his Pteranodon family ride the Dinosaur Train to the North Pole - where it's cooler out and the skies are dark all winter long! The kids get to play in the snow and slide on a frozen pond for the first time.
    * Cretaceous Conifers - The whole Pteranodon family have fun celebrating Mom's favorite holiday, Winter Solstice. They learn about large conifer (evergreen) trees and help decorate them at a holiday party.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#107H] Mission to the Moon/Mindy's Moon Bounce House "Mission to the Moon" - Sean tells Jet, Sydney, and Mindy about the Apollo 11 mission, and the kids decide to do a real-life reenactment of man's first mission landing on the Moon! Curriculum: The first manned mission to the Moon took place on July 20, 1969, and the first two humans on the Moon were Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. The astronauts were launched from a Saturn V rocket on the Apollo 11 mission.
    "Mindy's Moon Bounce House" - Jet gives a special birthday gift to Mindy that allows her to defy gravity. She has so much fun hovering above everyone, the others have to convince her to come back to Earth in time for her party. Curriculum: Gravity is a natural phenomenon by which all physical bodies attract one another. Gravity gives weight to physical objects and causes them to fall towards the ground when dropped.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17352H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12121] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    History Detectives [#201Z] Civil War-Era Submarine/Red Cloud's Pipe/The Edison House * Civil War-Era Submarine - In Louisiana's bustling French Quarter sits a surprising remnant of American warfare - a Civil War-era submarine. Salvaged from the depths of a New Orleans lake, the origin of this vessel remains a murky mystery. As a young boy, the New Orleans contributor was fascinated by the presence of the iron-clad vessel and its unknown origin. As an adult, he discovered that one of his ancestors may have helped build this sub, contributing to the advanced military innovations spurred by the Civil War. Will the History Detectives rescue the story of this Louisiana man's ancestor and bring the early history of America's secretive underwater warfare to the surface?
    * Red Cloud's Pipe - In California, a viewer owns an American Indian pipe that family legend suggests was given to her ancestor by the famous warrior Chief Red Cloud. The contributor knows that her great-great-grandfather was the Indian agent who moved the Oglala Lakota to the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Would Chief Red Cloud have given such a gift to a U.S. government official? The quest for the answer takes HD back to the turbulent days of the 1 870s; the team uncovers a battle of wills and political scandal reaching the highest levels of government, reverberating today.
    * The Edison House - A Union, New Jersey, resident has heard a strange story about his home: that it was designed and built by inventor Thomas Edison. But Edison is known for inventing the motion-picture camera, electric lighting and wireless telegraphy, not house construction. History detective and architectural historian Gwen Wright investigates and discovers a surprising story of technological innovation, failed inventions and an approach to housing that was 30 years ahead of its time.
    duration 55:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36251] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17352H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12121] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1604H] A Hearty Fall Feast Test cook Dan Souza shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best roasted rack of lamb at home. Next, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the test kitchen's secret to roasted brined Turkey. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of dijon mustard. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the ultimate root vegetable gratin. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1217H] Rusty's Southern, Jupiter, Glen Ellen Star Southern hospitality is not all that is offered on the menu at tucked away Rusty's Southern in San Francisco's Tenderloin. Neither is it just pizza and beer served up around the fire-pit at Jupiter in Berkeley. But we continue within the galaxy to the elegant wood-fired dishes at culinary comet Glen Ellen Star in Sonoma County's Glen Ellen. duration 25:49   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1817H] Richmond, Hour Two AR stops in Virginia's capital city, where host Mark L.Walberg attempts to stump appraiser Sebastian Clarke on Federal-era materials at the Wilton House Museum. Highlights include a 1765 Thomas Pitts silver epergne that was previously used to hold flowers instead of desserts and is now valued at $15,000 to $50,000; a Leveille-Rousseau perfume bottle, ca. 1890, bought at a Virginia flea market for around $20 and now appraised at between $6000 and $8000; and a Tiffany & Co. brooch, ca. 1937, found in the spare-button envelope of a dry cleaning business and valued at $65,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Featuring Rolando Villazon Featuring Rolando Villazon Celebrate the holidays with the renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir. This season's cross-cultural spectacular features the world's leading tenor, Rolando Villazon, and seasonal favorites. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1903] Supergirl Meet Naomi, a seemingly ordinary Orthodox Jewish preteen from New Jersey whose extraordinary talent - breaking world powerlifting records - turns her into an international phenomenon in this unique coming-of-age story. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:30 pm
    The Lowertown Line. [#125H] P.O.S. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#106H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4301] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/5/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

    • 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!

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

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.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

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KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

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.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

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