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KQED 9: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#252] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    Beyond 100 Days [#209H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    New Scandinavian Cooking [#806H] Campfire Fish In today's episode, Niklas investigates the great variety of produce from the productive farmland in Eastern Norway. He also escapes to a small lake to fish for the Perch, a freshwater gamefish, and to enjoy good food by the campfire amidst the tranquility of nature. duration 25:25   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#705H] Arkansas Eats Pizza started in Italy, but has become America's favorite food and today we have all kinds. Grilling expert Elizabeth Karmel joins Sara to make a blistered corn and asparagus pesto grilled pizza that's smoky and good. Sara has tips for rolling out pizza dough on Ask Sara. Then it's a kid-centric meal of pasta pizza with peanut sesame sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    10 Streets That Changed America Take a whirlwind tour of engineering feats that made our civilization possible. See how engineers connected our nation with bridges, rail networks, a continent-wide freeway system, and delivered water from distant rivers to our kitchen sinks. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    No Passport Required [#101H] Detroit Join Chef Marcus Samuelsson to explore the culture and flavor of Detroit's Middle Eastern community. Marcus shares a meal with a Syrian refugee family, eats falafel, learns how to make Iraqi bread, and attends an amazing 700-person Lebanese wedding. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Frontline [#3206H] Secret State of North Korea Just two years in the job and armed with nuclear weapons, North Korea's Kim Jong-Un is the world's youngest dictator, ruling one of the world's most isolated countries. Like his father and grandfather, he wants to maintain tight control over what North Koreans see of the world - and what the world sees of North Korea. But with unique access, Frontline goes inside the secret state to explore life under its new ruler, and investigate the enigmatic "Morning Star King" as he tries to hold onto power. Using new footage smuggled from inside and never-before-told stories from recent defectors living in South Korea, the film offers a rare glimpse of how some North Koreans are defying authority in a country where just being caught with illegal DVDs could mean immediate imprisonment. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Breaking Big [#102] Eddie Huang Follow Huang, restaurateur, television host and author of Fresh off the Boat, on his unique path to the American Dream. The first-generation Asian American credits the influence of his family and the cultural significance of food in his success. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1502H] Cross The Ocean, Build Bridges Tehani, Traven, and Keakealani visit the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory to explore an active volcano zone, and meet with geophysicist Dr. Jim Kauahikaua and engineer Kevan Kamibayashi. Then the road-trippers island-hop over to Maui, where their tour of the NOAA Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is crashed by some surprise visitors. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#510] City Hoppers! While Aviva and Koki help two Wild Kratt kids make a catapult, Chris and Martin explore the world of grasshoppers. They soon realize that these mighty jumpers were really the first catapulters and the Kratt Brothers set off on a creature adventure to learn everything they can about the grasshopper's amazing jumping powers. Science Concept: How levers and catapults work. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#511] Blue Heron The Tortuga is travelling down a dirt road when Martin spots something blue in the sky. It's a Blue heron! One of the largest birds in North America and the largest heron. Even though the bird is blue - and not green as Chris was hoping - Chris realizes that it doesn't matter. It's not the color of the creature, but the power within. And soon the Wild Kratts are off to discover the Blue heron's amazing abilities. Science Concept: Body form shaped by hunting strategy. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#206] Water, Water Everywhere/Commander Cressida Story Contest Jet takes the kids on a saucer tour all around the Earth to discover all the ways that water can be found. They visit Antarctica to look at the ice, and then compare that extreme to the icy surface of Jupiter's moon Europa. / Sydney wants to enter a Commander Cressida story contest, but can't think up a good enough story. The other kids help, and they come up with a story about lassoing a comet to bring water to Venus, and then Mars. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#308H] Nick's Cricket/Go with the Flow Nick wants to create a new home for the cricket in their backyard, but the cricket won't go in. The Cat takes them on a journey but has to make an emergency landing on Lagoona-Maroon, where they discover what they really need to consider when making a shelter. Nick and Sally are frustrated by a puddle that always forms at an inconvenient spot on the sidewalk. They go to a water park and learn that water always seeks the lowest level. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#105H] Cave Conundrum/Daisy's Colossal Fossil * Cave Conundrum - While playing catch, Hal's beloved flying disc Harold is accidentally flung into a cave. Oh no! Hal is so worried for his toy! Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal must venture into the cave to find Harold, and along the way learn a little bit about cave exploration.
    * Daisy's Colossal Fossil - While digging in her garden, Daisy unearths a giant fossil, which belonged to a Wooly Mammoth! Wondering about what life was like back then leads Daisy's imagination to take over as she and her pals go back to explore prehistoric times!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#609H] Junky Monkey/Jumpy Warms Up * Junky Monkey - Steve is appointed head of Pretty City Committee Pod 7 on a mission to lead George, the Man with the Yellow Hat, Aunt Margaret, Betsy, and Charkie to clean up litter in their neighborhood. But where others see trash, George sees treasures hidden in alleys, sidewalk, and recycling bins. He takes his findings up to his apartment and sorts them by shape and size, transforming his collection into a masterpiece worthy to be hung at City Hall. But will the mayor agree or call it junk?
    * Jumpy Warms Up - One cold winter's day, George and the Man with the Yellow Hat find an unexpected houseguest living in their country home -- Jumpy Squirrel! While the Man insulates their home to keep heat in and squirrels out, George worries that Jumpy's nest won't keep his friend warm enough through the winter. George decides to build Jumpy a winter proof house, and much to Jumpy's surprise, the monkey's squirrel resort is pretty cozy!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    Pinkalicious & Peterrific [#111H] Pink Lemonade/Pink Shoes Pinkalicious and Peter start a lemonade stand to save up money to buy new art supplies and toys. The only problem? No customers! If they want to make some money, they'll have to get creative but how? Hopscotch-Palooza is here, and Pinkalicious can't wait to play, but her favorite pink sneakers are too small. With a little help from her mom, she makes a new pair that are even more pinka-perfect than her old shoes. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#401H] Daniel Finds Something to Do/Daniel's Royal Good Time Daniel Finds Something to Do - Tiger is working, but Daniel really wants her to play with him. She explains to Daniel that when she is busy, he can find something to do by himself. Daniel learns that he can have fun all on his own, by using his creativity and imagination. Daniels Royal Good Time - Daniel and his friends are playing together at the castle, but when the grown-ups are busy working, they don't know what they should do next. The kids look around for something fun to do and come up with silly games to play while the grown-ups are occupied. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#320H] Daniel Learns About Lizards/Daniel Wonders About Trolley Daniel Learns About Lizards - Daniel and Prince Wednesday discover a small lizard in Daniel's backyard. They have a lot of questions about the lizard. When they wonder and explore, they learn so many new things. Daniel Wonders About Trolley - Daniel and his friends learn more about their favorite Neighborhood Trolley! Strategy: When you wonder you can try to find out more. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#130H] Puffy/The Big Shake Dunk meets Puffy, a female pufferfish who admires his sand patterns, and becomes friends with her. When he starts spending all his time with just Puffy and not with the group, the gang teaches Dunk that it's good to make new friends, but keep the old ones as well. / When Splash experiences his first earthquake on the reef, Bubbles and Dunk decide to go on a quest to find out what causes "the big shake" and help put their friend's mind at ease. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4730H] Battle of the Chefs Chris and Elmo help Alan compete in challenges to become the "Cast Iron Cook." duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Super Why! [#312H] Where's Woofster? Whyatt's puppy Woofster clearly wants to play a game with Whyatt and his friend Princess, but they can't figure out what game he wants to play. To find the answer to this really big question, the Super Readers jump into the book Where's Woofster? where they find themselves in Puppy Land, but they can't find Woofster. The Super Readers have to use their super powers to find Woofster so that they can find the answer. Educational Objectives: To look closely--and keep looking--for things that are hidden. Kids will practice the alphabet and identify the letters W, O, G, B, A, O, and S and rhyme -AIN words. They'll use the power to read to try out different words to change the story and find the answer! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#301H] Adventure Camp: Rafting/Adventure Camp: Mountain Climbing Our Pteranodon family accompanies Mr. Conductor to the Troodon Town Roundhouse to meet up with Thurston Troodon, the Rocket Train's conductor. They all soon learn that Tricia Troodon, a young hotshot conductor, actually invited everyone there to see her new train - the Solar Train! The kids learn that it's powered by the sun! To test the train's performance, the three Conductors, along with the help of Buddy, Tiny, Shiny and Don, race the Dinosaur Train, Thurston's Rocket Train and Tricia's new Solar Train to the Triassic! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Peg + Cat [#206H] The Imaginary Friend Problem/The Promise Problem The Imaginary Friend Problem - Prehistoric Valley. Peg and the dinosaurs search the jungle for Cat and Minkus, his imaginary monkey. Primary Content: The meaning of zero Secondary Content: Comparative size.
    The Promise Problem - Verona. Nothing can keep Romeo and Juliet from meeting between their balconies - except maybe a dinosaur. Primary Content: Horizontal, vertical, diagonal Secondary Content: Between, above, vertical.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4730H] Battle of the Chefs Chris and Elmo help Alan compete in challenges to become the "Cast Iron Cook." duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Splash and Bubbles [#130H] Puffy/The Big Shake Dunk meets Puffy, a female pufferfish who admires his sand patterns, and becomes friends with her. When he starts spending all his time with just Puffy and not with the group, the gang teaches Dunk that it's good to make new friends, but keep the old ones as well. / When Splash experiences his first earthquake on the reef, Bubbles and Dunk decide to go on a quest to find out what causes "the big shake" and help put their friend's mind at ease. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Curious George [#609H] Junky Monkey/Jumpy Warms Up * Junky Monkey - Steve is appointed head of Pretty City Committee Pod 7 on a mission to lead George, the Man with the Yellow Hat, Aunt Margaret, Betsy, and Charkie to clean up litter in their neighborhood. But where others see trash, George sees treasures hidden in alleys, sidewalk, and recycling bins. He takes his findings up to his apartment and sorts them by shape and size, transforming his collection into a masterpiece worthy to be hung at City Hall. But will the mayor agree or call it junk?
    * Jumpy Warms Up - One cold winter's day, George and the Man with the Yellow Hat find an unexpected houseguest living in their country home -- Jumpy Squirrel! While the Man insulates their home to keep heat in and squirrels out, George worries that Jumpy's nest won't keep his friend warm enough through the winter. George decides to build Jumpy a winter proof house, and much to Jumpy's surprise, the monkey's squirrel resort is pretty cozy!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17192H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12308] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    History Detectives [#1007H] What are the details behind the heroic acts pictured in a poster about two African-American soldiers in World War I? Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) helps find the answer. Then, is this a hand-drawn map of Valley Forge that George Washington used during the American Revolution? And does a Tucson man own one of the first transistor radios ever made? Finally, after 70 years, a Washington man wonders whether a business card ties his father to Prohibition-era underworld crime. duration 53:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#37138] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17192H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12308] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Yan Can Cook: Spice Kingdom [#105H] The Voice of the Mountain Sichuan is a mountainous region, best known for its spicy cuisine. But the Sichuan locals who have been living in these mountains for centuries have another bragging point - music. Mountain music is used not only for expression but to record local history. Martin meets up with Mr. Zhang, a famous mountain singer, and learns about the culture and cuisine of the mountains. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#513H] Game Day Bites Whether it's American football or Italian soccer, game day parties are always popular. Lidia believes that there is nothing like a bountiful spread of food that will fuel the guests and get them cheering. On today's menu, she serves fried mozzarella sandwich skewers and carrot and chickpea dip and pizza rolls made with both broccoli rabe and sausage and ricotta and leeks. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Earth's Natural Wonders - Life at the Extremes [#201] Surviving The Extreme See why human beings need bravery and ingenuity to survive in the world's most extreme places, from the high Himalayas to the Canadian arctic, the Brazilian Amazon and the Australian Outback. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 pm
    Rockies: Kingdoms of the Sky Experience the amazing wildlife and remarkable people who inhabit this 3,000-mile mountain range, home to cougars, wolverines, wolves and grizzlies. Daredevil wingsuit fliers jump from high peaks and Native Americans compete in breakneck horse races. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Nova [#4318] Treasures of the Earth: Gems Gemstones like diamonds, rubies, opal and jade are the ultimate treasures. Delve into Earth's depths to discover how these precious stones are forged and what explains the unique allure of each captivating gemstone. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 pm
    Mineral Explorers [#101H] Bolivia A journey into the jungles of eastern Bolivia takes us deep underground into the Anahi Mine, world renowned for its production of amethyst and ametrine. The adventure begins 400 miles away in the bustling city of Santa Cruz, followed by a scenic but harrowing trip by boat through the Pantanal wetlands to the mine. Then it's deep underground to discover the minerals and their myths. See how amethyst and ametrine are mined, watch their transformation from gems in the rough to gemstones, and experience the world's largest-known gem pocket. Minerals featured in this episode: Amethyst and Ametrine. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 pm
    Mineral Explorers [#102H] Colombia Every day millions of dollars of emeralds are traded on the streets of Bogota, Colombia's thriving capital city, but few people ever venture to the source of these elusive gems. In this episode, Nagin leads us over treacherous mountain roads deep in the Andes Mountains to explore Colombia's gorgeous but rugged countryside, the lives of its people, and the amazing world of emeralds. Then, it's back to the big city to visit to the hustle of the world's largest emerald district. Minerals featured in this episode: Emeralds. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#253] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    Beyond 100 Days [#210H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
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