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KQED 9: Wednesday, June 13, 2018

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.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#232] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    Beyond 100 Days [#193H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    New Scandinavian Cooking [#802H] Burning Water & Melted Butter In this episode, Niklas travels by horse sleigh into the mountainous region of Roros, where he enjoys the culinary treats and sites that this old mining town has to offer. duration 25:49   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#701H] Soul of the South Sara travels to Charleston, South Carolina to learn the secrets to the legendary fried chicken of Martha Lou Gadsden of Martha Lou's Kitchen; then, a hidden history of Southern cooking and ingredients developed by African American cooks. Back in Sara's kitchen, she makes her version of a Southern classic, red beans and rice soup. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Civilizations [#106] Paradise On Earth Explore one of humanity's deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature. But landscape painting is seldom a straightforward portrayal of observed nature; it's a projection of dreams, idylls, escapes and refuges the elusive paradise on earth. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Summer of Love: American Experience [#1912] View a complex portrait of the notorious Haight-Ashbury event that many consider the peak of the 1960s counter-culture movement. Hear interviews with a range of individuals, including politicians, runaways, police officers, residents and scholars. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Frontline [#3514] Life On Parole Follow former prisoners through the challenges of their first year on parole. With unique access, the film goes inside the effort to change the way parole works in Connecticut and reduce the number of people returning to prison. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation: Beating The Odds This special follows Esther, James and Estephanie, who all overcame obstacles to make it to college, and are taking great strides to accomplish their dreams and follow their passions. From Hollywood, California to Baltimore, Maryland, the roadtrippers cruise across the U.S. in the iconic green RV connecting with professionals in the fields of education, sports, music and politics, to find out how they achieved their personal and professional goals. On their cross-country journey they meet Linda Singh, an adjutant general in the U.S. Army National Guard, and learn how she overcame a history of family abuse to serve in the military. ESPN commentator Michael Wilbon talks to them about paying attention to their passions and curiosities in life. In Washington, D.C., they interview Travis Robinson, head of global talent acquisition, diversity and inclusion for Spotify, as well as former First Lady Michelle Obama. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#139H] Googly-Eye: The Night Guru The Kratt brothers secretly "borrow" Aviva's half finished night vision goggles to go in search of a mysterious nocturnal creature. But when the unstable goggles stop working, the brothers find themselves taken in by the nocturnal society of the tarsier. As they investigate, the Wild Kratts team discovers that nocturnal creatures only come out at night and learn that eyes help a creature see by collecting the light that comes from objects all around. But when the tarsier troop is in danger of losing one of their own, Chris and Martin must tap into their newfound understanding of nocturnal living and help the troubled tarsier family. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#140H] Raptor Roundup Martin and Chris challenge themselves to ID as many hawks, eagles, owls, falcons and vultures as they can. But the evil endangered species chef, Gaston Gourmand has his own plan for the raptors and has been capturing them all in his quest to find the tastiest bird wing. Will the Wild Kratts team succeed in rescuing the raptors before they become Gourmand's next gourmet delicacy? They'll have to use everything they know about classification and birds of prey - to round up the raptors and return them to where they belong - living free and in the wild! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#201H] Souped-Up Saucer/Pet Sounds Celery has souped-up the family saucer, adding new features for the kids to use, including a robot arm. They test drive it with a trip to the Moon. / Jet takes care of Mitchell's dog Cody for the weekend, and attempts to teach him some new tricks. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#211H] Take A Walk/Cotton Patch * Take a Walk - Sally and Nick are practicing to be in a three-legged race, but walking on three legs is hard! Well if anyone knows about walking, its Cat's friends Sid the centipede, Spinny the spider and Bugsy the beetle! They all teach the kids how they walk on many legs by keeping a steady pace and walking in a rhythm and a beat. Back at home, Nick and Sally practice what they learned by using their own special rhythm!
    * Cotton Patch - Oh no! Nick has torn his favourite shirt! He needs a perfect patch of cotton to fix it. Good thing Cat's friend Dr. Twiggles knows all about cotton! Off to Fluff'n Stuff Fields to see him! Once there, the kids are astonished to learn that you can make clothes from plants! Dr. Twiggles shows them how to pick the cotton, clean and dry it, comb it and spin it into thread. Finally, he demonstrates how the thread comes together to make a patch by using his loom. They even learn how to dye the cotton by using berry juice. Nick's favourite shirt is as good as new!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#111H] Hooray, It's Arbor Day/Goodnight, Gracie * Hooray, It's Arbor Day - While celebrating Arbor Day and their love for trees in the forest, a heavy wind blows Squeeks' favorite climbing tree halfway over. How could something like this happen, and on Arbor Day no less?! It's up to Nature Cat and his pals to try and save the tree, for Squeeks, for all the critters that live in the tree and for Arbor Day!
    * Goodnight, Gracie - Squeeks' play date with her pal Gracie the toad has to be cut short because it's time for Gracie to hibernate for the spring. When Gracie needs help getting ready for hibernating, Nature Cat is there to lead the way. If he can just stop calling her a frog instead of a toad, Nature Cat might be able to save the day.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#803H] George's Backwards Flight Plan/Curious George, Hog Trainer * George's Backwards Flight Plan - Help! Professor Wiseman is set to launch B.I.R.D., her bird migration tracking device, at sunset, but the remote control isn't functioning properly. Up is down. Left is right. Off is on. Can George and Marco master the tricky remote control in time or will this B.I.R.D. be flying North for the winter? * Curious George, Hog Trainer - George and Allie are determined to help Howie the Hog win a blue ribbon at the state fair, but the portly pig doesn't like to train for the competition. Once they figure out how to keep Howie clean, George and Allie use their creativity to find ways to keep Howie motivated and cool while exercising. Will Howie be in hog heaven this year and win the blue ribbon? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    Pinkalicious & Peterrific [#105H] Sand Palace/Zoo Day Pinkalicious gets an idea to build a sand palace for the sand castle competition. She insists on doing it herself and discovers all sorts of natural objects to fulfill to her grand vision. But will she be able to finish it in time? / It's Teddy Bear Day at the zoo! Pinkalicious and Peter introduce their favorite stuffed bears to all sorts of animals and have fun mimicking their behavior. Along the way, Pinkalicious' teddy, Henrietta, is taken by a mischievous monkey. Will Pinkalicious rescue her in time for the Teddy Bear picnic? duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#211H] Daniel Makes A Mistake/Baking Mistakes * Daniel Makes a Mistake - While Daniel is looking at different items under the magnifier at school, he accidentally knocks a basket of objects off the table, sending things tumbling all over the floor. Whoops! Daniel thinks he has ruined Science Time until Teacher Harriet explains that everyone makes mistakes; the important thing is that we can fix them and always learn from them.
    * Baking Mistakes - Daniel and Prince Wednesday are at the bakery helping Baker Aker make cookies for the Neighborhood. But Prince Wednesday accidentally spills the milk! No crying, though, because mistakes can happen. Soon the boys learn that they can try to fix their mistakes and learn from them, too. Trolley cookies for everyone!Strategy: It's ok to make mistakes, try to fix them and learn from them, too.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#309H] Daniel's Bicycle/Katerina's Magic Trick Dad Tiger gives Daniel his old bicycle, and Daniel is eager to ride it. Daniel quickly realizes that riding his bike is not easy, but even with a few bumps in the road, he keeps on trying. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#137H] The End of the Ocean/Antarctic Ranger The Reeftown Rangers wonder where the end of the ocean is, or if the ocean even has an end. They venture out to find the end of the ocean and discover a rainbow salmon, Sal, who teaches them about the difference between fresh water and seawater, and about where all the water goes beyond the ocean. / Splash, Bubbles, Dunk and Ripple travel to the Antarctic and meet a new friend, Dive, a gentoo penguin who can live in and out of the water. Dive wants to be a Reeftown Ranger, but needs to learn that he is not just like a fish! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4715H] Halloween Elmo is excited to wear his homemade Galactic Stan costume but becomes jealous of another boy's store-bought costume. Alan and Abby help Elmo realize that he doesn't need a fancy costume to be Galactic Stan; he just needs to use his imagination. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Super Why! [#208H] Baby Dino's Big Discovery ROAR! Pig invited his friends over to play dinosaurs, but Whyatt can't figure out which toy dinosaur he has. So he super readers soar into Baby Dino's Big Discovery where they lend a hand to a baby dinosaur searching for his mommy. They'll need to look closely to figure out what kind of dinosaur Baby Dino is...and be careful to avoid being eaten while they do! Educational Objectives: To learn about dinosaurs, follow the alphabet, rhyme with ANT words, find out what the words "herbivore" and "carnivore" mean, and use the power to read to change the story. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#305H] Tiny's Fishing Friend/Butterflies Tiny can't believe it when he finds out that his friend Cindy Cimolestes doesn't like fish, but she explains that she's a mammal and many mammals don't eat fish. Determined, Tiny sets out to find a mammal in the Mesozoic who likes fish, so she, Buddy, Cindy and Dad set out on a fishing trip where they run into Cassie Castrocauda, a Jurassic mammal that looks like a cross between a beaver, an otter and a platypus, who also happens to love fish! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Peg + Cat [#219H] The Friday t he 13th Problem/The Looking Glass Problem The Friday the 13th Problem - Camp Ninwawa. At the camp sleepover, Richard is terrorized by a number: 13! Primary Content: Counting in the teens Secondary Content: Addition, subtraction. The Looking Glass Problem - Peg's House / Wonderland. Peg and Cat go through the looking glass, where nonsense starts to make sense with the help of patterns. Primary Content: patterns - AB, AABB, AAABBB Secondary Content: Adding to eight. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Non-Opioid Pain Relief W/Dr. Martin Rossman The confluence of patients in pain, well-meaning doctors trying to help, and a multi-billion-dollar pain medication industry has resulted in an opioid drug crisis that is taking the lives of 45,000 Americans a year. The educated public, and medical thought leaders are getting vocal about finding other ways to relieve pain and symptoms like anxiety and insomnia without first resorting to addictive and often toxic drugs. Dr. Martin Rossman, a Bay Area physician and acupuncturist for over 40 years, in conversation with KQED's Greg Sherwood, will share from a lifetime of experience working with people with pain, using an integrative approach including acupuncture, nutritional, and mind/body medicine. duration 29:00  
  • 1:30 pm
    Wings Over Grand Canyon Wings Over Grand Canyon transports the viewer into landscapes of magic and mystery, many seen this way for the first time. Winging over regions where few are allowed to fly, the aerial team expands a viewers' vision of what we think of as the Grand Canyon. Following the Colorado River from Castle Valley in Utah to the Grand Canyon in Arizona and Lake Mead in Nevada, the breathtaking journey covers over a thousand air miles to capture an endless variety of stunning imagery. duration 56:53   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17164H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12248] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    History Detectives [#810H] Wb Cartoons, Galvez Papers, Mussolini Dagger Tukufu Zuberi doesn't recognize many of the characters in this box of cartoon drawings and cels, but together they tell an unexpected story about the early days of animation and the people behind the art.
    Then, Elyse Luray unravels a love story when she explores why a regional governor cared enough about a slave to sign her emancipation papers.
    And (in a repeat segment), did this elaborate dagger once belong to Benito Mussolini? Wes Cowan retraces the last steps of Fascist Italian dictator to find the answer.
    duration 55:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#37118] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17164H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12248] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Brain Secrets with Dr. Michael Merzenich Join host Maria Shriver to discover how to improve and maintain cognitive fitness and deal with aging. Dr. Merzenich, a neuroscience pioneer, reveals new information about the brain and shows us how to rejuvenate and reshape our brains. duration 1:56:30   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Nature [#3509] Sex, Lies and Butterflies Explore the astounding abilities of butterflies-360A? vision, deceptive camouflage, chemical weaponry and fantastic flight. Look beyond their bright colors and fragile beauty and follow them on one of the greatest migrations on earth. duration 1:24:50   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 pm
    3 Steps to Incredible Health! with Joel Fuhrman, M.D. [#1B] This program directly addresses the crisis of obesity and chronic disease plaguing America. Over 65% of Americans are overweight or obese - and that number is growing just like our waistlines! Dr. Joel Fuhrman's revolutionary health plan is not about will power, it is about knowledge. It offers a healthy, effective, and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly and reclaiming the vitality and good health we all deserve. duration 1:55:52   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#233] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    Beyond 100 Days [#194H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
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    • 7/27/18: Comcast Ch10 (SD version of KQED Plus)

      We are aware that Comcast is not broadcasting KQED Plus, SD version, on Ch 10 throughout most of the Bay Area. There is no problem with KQED’s signal, and the HD version of KQED Plus is still operational on Ch710. KQED Plus is also still available over the air on DT9.2, 54.1 and 25.2.  Despite … Continue reading 7/27/18: Comcast Ch10 (SD version of KQED Plus)

    • Update 7/27/18: KQET signal restored

      DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3, 25.4 UPDATE: Signal restored as of 7:45pm Friday afternoon (original post): KQET’s signal is down due to a break in the 3rd party fiber feed between San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The line owner is aware of the issue and working on it.

    • 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

      KQET (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) was unable to transmit from late Saturday 6/02 through early Monday 6/04 due to a break in the third party fiber feed somewhere between KQED’s Master Control room in San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The break was found and fixed shortly after … Continue reading 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

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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.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

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Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.