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KQED 9: Sunday, April 15, 2018

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

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Sunday, April 15, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    Haylie Pomroy Metabolism Revolution! duration 1:58:16   STEREO
  • 2:00 am
    Saturday Night Movie [#1010H] Ben Hur (1959) An enslaved Judean prince (Charlton Heston) meets his Roman betrayer (Stephen Boyd), a former friend, in a chariot race. duration 3:31:40   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:33 am
    Live at the Charleston Music Hall [#106H] Toad The Wet Sprocket In 1986, four California teens adopted the Monty Python moniker as a joke for their first gig. And, it stuck! A new dawn has risen for this band, as they continue to write, play and tour together. This episodes reveals the depth of earlier songs and how the band has come full circle. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#313] Prairie Who? A twister surprises the Tortuga in flight - and all the gang abandons ship and gets separated out on the prairie. While searching for each other, the Wild Kratts Team discovers the amazing species that inhabit the Prairie. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#314] Mystery on the Prairie When Martin and Chris find an unusual thorn bush with "spiked" grasshoppers and beetles, they set out to solve a new creature mystery. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#208] Mindy Turns Five Mindy has finally turned five and is super excited that she is now old enough to go to space. But she's planned a tea party in the back yard. The kids convince Mindy to move her tea party to the Moon! In her first trip to space ever, Mindy gets to board the Propulsion family saucer and experience space travel, rounding out their Moon tea party with a quick trip out to Pluto and back. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#127] Be Cool/Elephant Walk Be Cool - Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? Cat suggests that they should visit some friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool. They learn that some animals are light coloured, some stay out of the sun, and some, like Tommy the coolest toad around, just mooove sloooow. Nick and Sally take their advice, but Cat has an even better idea - run through a sprinkler! Elephant Walk - When building a toy construction set, Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool. Well, the Cat knows just who to visit to find out - Themba the African elephant! Themba, and her daughter Efia, show the Cat and the kids all the different things their trunks can do. Nick and Sally realize that elephant trucks are just like hands, so they already have a one-thing-does-it-all tool! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Best of "The Joy of Painting" [#3310] Roadside Barn A barn alongside a well-traveled road and beautiful greenery is Bob Ross' "dream on canvas" for today. duration 27:38   TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Fit 2 Stitch [#410H] Benefits and Fund-Raisers Are you attending a benefit for your favorite local charity or community organization? Learn to sew a variety of leather clutch purses that make the perfect fashion accessory. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Quilting Arts [#1810H] Design Each artist designs in a special way. Quilt innovator Grace Errea shares her technique for randomly piecing backgrounds. Free-style designer Frieda Anderson shows how to plot each step in the design process. Vivika DeNegre shares tips for successfully blocking a quilt. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    GardenSmart [#4901H] GardenSMART takes a look at flower arranging. And there's a heartwarming twist. Be sure to tune in. duration 27:02   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Pati's Mexican Table [#610H] How I Got to Now People are always asking Pati how she turned a passion for food into a career. Over the years, she has told the story in bits in pieces but she has never told the full story. Throughout this episode, she'll explain where her passion for food started, what decisions led her to where she is today, and some of the twists and turns she took to get here. In Oaxaca, she meets a woman who moved from a small town, without any money or resources, to pursue her own dreams of building a food empire in one of the best culinary destinations in Mexico. Sopes; Caramelized pasilla brisket; Tiger pound cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#101] Craig Kominiak Executive chef Craig Kominiak at Ecce Panis Bakery in New York City visits Julia Child in her kitchen. Kominiak bakes focaccia. Kominiak tests the elasticity of the dough by stretching it to see the "window" in the dough. Kominiak creates a sandwich with the focaccia he baked. Focaccia baked with fruit and topped with sugar can be also used as a dessert or a breakfast item. duration 24:54   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Simply Ming [#1514H] Chris Hastings This week on Simply Ming, Ming is joined by southern Chef Chris Hastings, who has three restaurants in Alabama including the hot & hot fish club and his newly opened Ovenbird. Chris prepares classic southern flavors with his creamy shrimp and grits. Then, Ming cooks Jook, a savory rice porridge, with a brown and white mixed house rice. Prepare your taste buds for east meets south. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Mind of A Chef, The [#503H] Best of: Fried When it comes to preparations, few could be as delightful and decadent as a good, old-fashioned deep fry, crispy and sizzling in grease. This episode serves up food fare from oyster po'boys to pig's head, alligator to sardine spines. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1805H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Cook's Country [#1010H] Cast Iron Comforts Bridget Lancaster shows Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate skillet pizza Margherita in a cast iron pan. Equipment expert Adam Ried reviews traditional and enameled cast iron skillets. Test cook Ashley Moore uncovers the secrets to making a foolproof chocolate chip skillet cookie. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1116H] Tosca Cafe, Nick's Next Door, Atelier Crenn We visit the North Beach landmark now serving an Italian-inspired menu and specialty cocktails at Tosca Cafe. Next, we go to Los Gatos where American Bistro fare is served up in an elegant setting full of neighborly charm at Nick's Next Door. Last, but certainly not least, the poetry begins, on the menu, in the glass and on the plate with the orchestrated experience at San Francisco's Atelier Crenn. duration 25:53   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#1113H] Examining the Yucatan's Abundant Natural Resources The salt marshes of Celestun and a seaside octopus farm are unlikely places for a chef to get inspired. But Chef Roberto Solis' approach to food has always been a little different - just see the menu of his revered restaurant Nectar in Merida, which continues to charm and dazzle. In Nectar's kitchen, Roberto shows Rick how to make three of his restaurant's favorite dishes: cebollas negras, poc chuc de pulpo and deeply satisfying crispy, seared pork belly with grilled pineapple and tomatillo. At home, Rick prepares tostadas of charred octopus and escabeche, plus a succulent slow cooker red chile pork belly with braised kale. To finish it off, Rick makes manjar blanco, a traditional Yucatecan coconut dessert. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#813H] Wholesome Breakfast We've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and Martha agrees. On today's show, she shares three wholesome recipes that will encourage all of us to never skip breakfast again: an Irish-style brown bread made with hearty rye flour, airy and light whole-wheat popovers, and scrumptious whole-wheat date nut quick bread. Tasty recipes for the perfect start to any day! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#225H] Vegetable Fete Jacques reminisces about his childhood and celebrates the bounty of the season. He cooks up a batch of ratatouille that can be served two ways - perfectly delicious on its own or with pasta in Ratatouille with Penne. Seafood stars in Shrimp with Cabbage and Red Caviar, and delicate peaches end the show in Jacques' classically made Peach Melba. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#212H] Gone Fishin' with David Pasternack Seafood expert David Pasternack, from New York's fish temple Esca, shows why he loves food with fins with three favorite recipes from his arsenal: Fettuccine with Rock Shrimp, Corn and Jalapeno; Grilled Mahi Mahi with Panella and Chickpeas and Salt-Baked Pesce per Due with Braised Greens. Cooking fish this way makes it easy and accessible. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#507H] The Czech Republic Off The Beaten Path Few travelers venture beyond Prague to experience the Czech Republic's many cultural riches and offbeat delights. We'll get you started with a whirlwind of Art Nouveau, local pub music, stinky cheese-tasting, river-rafting, and peat-bathing in places like Olomouc, Moravsky Krumlov, Telc, Trebon and Konopiste. We'll also tour a remarkable memorial to the holocaust in Terezin, and the charming castle town of Cesky Krumlov. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#2211H] Portland, Hour Two Take a passage to Portland to learn more about antique and vintage items like a 1942 Oregon State jacket and Rose Bowl trophy, a Ming Dynasty celadon bowl, and Evel Knievel leathers from around 1967. Can you guess which is valued for up to $100,000? duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#524H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#884H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Migrant Kitchen [#1004] Omotenashi Charles Namba and Courtney Kaplan, the couple behind Echo Park's Tsubaki, have always loved the culture of izakaya but found Los Angeles lacking in these Japanese taverns. Sonoko Sakai is a teacher with a passion for buckwheat and the near-sacred art of soba noodles, and Seiichi Yokota knows how to prepare and preserve fresh fish with a traditional Japanese technique never seen before in Los Angeles. Each aims to introduce Angelenos to the unique spirit of Japanese hospitality and the culture's deep culinary customs. Featured in the episode: Echo Park's Tsubaki, Sonoko Sakai, Wild Live Seafood and Spago Beverly Hills. duration 26:41   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#301H] Wealth, insecurity, and...partying? Articulate's season 3 premieres with Andrew W.K. and Lauren Greenfield. duration 26:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 7:00 pm
    Arthur & George On Masterpiece [#4572H] Part 3 Sir Arthur and Woodie close in on the Wyrley Ripper. But have they found their man? Jean makes her decision. duration 55:40   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 pm
    Call The Midwife [#705H] Lucille tries to win the trust of a mother who suffers from tokophobia, a morbid fear of giving birth. Nurse Crane and Dr. Turner try to find a sailor at large in Poplar and rumored to have smallpox. Violet and Fred plan a picnic for the parish. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 9:00 pm
    Unforgotten Season 1 On Masterpiece [#4810H] Episode 2 Cassie and Sunny dig deeper into Jimmy's murder, which involved torture. Father Rob remembers Jimmy fondly. So does Eric. Questioned about past gangland ties, Sir Phillip refuses to cooperate. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 pm
    Last Tango In Halifax [#302H] Alan finally lets Celia into his secret about Gary, but is saddened when Celia punishes Caroline on her wedding day for his mistake. Meanwhile, Gillian loses her job after a humiliating visit from Cheryl. duration 55:25   STEREO TV14
  • 11:30 pm
    Film School Shorts [#406H] Crossed Stars It's love at first sight in the midst of a dinosaur invasion in The Life and Death of Tommy Chaos and Stacey Danger. Together, they flee for a life of adventure and romance - only to discover that even the brightest flames don't burn forever. Directed by Michael Lukk Litwak. In Googly Eyes, Cooper Barnes stars as Gary, whose chronic earache stirs up memories of his childhood and unresolved baggage with his ex-girlfriend. Directed by Simon Savelyev. Dance across an old Victorian mansion filled with whimsical animated characters in Fool of People. Directed by Jose Rodriguez. duration 25:32   STEREO TVPG-S
  • 12:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#4106H] James Taylor Iconic singer-songwriter James Taylor performs beloved classics and selections from his chart-topping new album Before This World, his first collection of original music in 13 years. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
Sunday, April 15, 2018

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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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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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Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
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Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.