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KQED 9: Thursday, July 12, 2018

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

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Thursday, July 12, 2018
  • 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
  • 1:00 am
    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
  • 1:30 am
    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
  • 2:00 am
    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)
  • 3:00 am
    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
  • 4:00 am
    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)
  • 5:00 am
    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)
  • 5:30 am
    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)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#512] Choose Your Swordfish Aviva challenges Martin and Chris to a fencing duel and tells them to choose their swords. The Bros can't decide, so she tells them if they pick their favorite billfish - swordfish, marlin or sailfish - she'll make them a Creature Power Suit. So they head out on a mission to explore the mysterious world of billfish. Science Concept: Hydrodynamics - the physics of motion and action of fluids. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 am
    Ready Jet Go!: Back to Bortron 7 When Jet's parents need to return to their home planet, Sean and Sydney join the Propulsion family for on an epic adventure to Bortron 7. duration 58:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#309H] Design Time/A Prize Surprise Sally thinks that the three sticks she has aren't enough to make anything. Cat takes them to a place where they can get more sticks. And along the way, they discover just how many things you can do with three sticks. When Nick drops the mailbag into his train set, his fingers are too big get it out. Cat shrinka-ma-doodles them so they're small enough to be in the train set. But when the Thinga-ma-jigger falls out of reach, they need the right sized tool to help them out. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: Spanish)
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#106H] There's Gold in Them Thar Hills/Nature Cat and Mr. Hide * There's Gold in Them Thar Hills - Squeeks accidentally finds a small nugget of gold in the park stream, but then she inadvertently loses it! To make her feel better, Nature Cat ventures back to the stream to do all he can to try and find another piece of gold for Squeeks.
    * Nature Cat and Mr. Hide - Nature Cat hopes to finally beat Ronald at the Neighborhood Hide 'N' Seek Championship - Cat Edition. His chances for victory improve when his pals introduce him to what a lot of animals use in the wild: camouflage. Can Nature Cat master camouflage and stay hidden in plain sight to capture the crown? Not if Ronald has his say!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#610H] No Knowing Gnocchi/Here Comes The Tide * No Knowing Gnocchi - Chef Pisghetti has done everything he can think of to please Gnocchi. He replaced the door she's always scratching, removed the old carpet that got her dirty, and even cleaned out all the debris from the alley. So why is his beloved cat spending so much time away from home? George decides to follow Gnocchi on her adventures to figure out what causes his cat friend to leave home and roam.
    * Here Comes the Tide - When a treasure hunt at the beach leaves George and Marco staring into a big, empty hole, they decide to bury their own treasure chest. But after a swim with a friendly dolphin, they return and discover the tide moved their treasure chest down shore, and it's completely empty! Will the boys recover their missing treasure, or has the tide washed it away forever?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    Pinkalicious & Peterrific [#112H] Gnome More Nonsense/Space Dancing Pinkalicious and Peter are thrilled when they discover Norman the Garden Gnome living in their backyard. He is great at keeping the bunnies away from their flowers, but he's not so great at playing pretend. It's up to Pinkalicious to show Norman that using your imagination can be both helpful and fun! Pinkalicious and her friends are putting on a dance show, but Peter gets discouraged when he keeps making mistakes. It's up to Pinkalicious to show him that he shouldn't give up - practice makes pinka-perfect! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#402H] Daniels Lunch/Daniels Toy Daniels Lunch - Daniel is excited to eat the special lunch Dad Tiger made for him - an egg salad sandwich! When Miss Elaina declares she doesn't like egg salad, Daniel gets upset. They learn that it's okay to like different things, but they should always be kind to one another. Daniels Toy - Daniel Tiger goes to the park to play with his toy, Ducky, but Prince Wednesday doesn't like Ducky. They realize while it's fine to like different toys, they should be kind to each other even when they disagree. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 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)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#131H] Seal Sitters/from Ray to Zee Splash and Bubbles stop to visit Tidy for the day, but find him exhausted from constantly cleaning up behind the new kelp forest resident, Tyke, a young female Pacific harbor seal pup. Splash and Bubbles try to help Tidy by seal-sitting the young seal pup, and quickly learn how hard it is to keep track of their curious and fearless new mammal friend. / Splash and Bubbles realize that Zee is alone on the reef as the only shark, but when they learn that she has a distant relative in Reeftown, Zee is excited to discover who it is. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4725H] The Recycling Fairy Redusa the Recycling Fairy visits Sesame Street and helps everyone recycle their old trash into something new to help keep the earth clean and beautiful. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Super Why! [#313H] Super Puppy Saves The Day After hearing the story of Super Puppy, Whyatt's puppy Woofster really wants to meet his hero, but Whyatt can't help because he doesn't know who Super Puppy is. This is a really big problem, so the Super Readers jump into the book Super Puppy to find the answer. There, they find themselves in Woofster's hometown of Puppy Town, some very little puppies are in big trouble. It's up to Woofster and the Super Readers to use their super powers to save the puppies and find out the true identify of Super Puppy. Educational Objectives: To learn that anyone can be a hero. Kids will use the alphabet to follow a map, learn the word TREACHEROUS, practice the magic of spelling, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#303] Solar Train/Birdwatching 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! Buddy and Tiny give Elliot Enantiornithine, a first timer on the Dinosaur Train, a tour of the Train. When they go through Laura Giganotosaurus' car, she explains to them that today is her bird watching/drawing day, but she hasn't found a single bird to watch. But, there's Elliot. He hams it up for Laura, who watches and draws him. This is so fun that Buddy and Tiny bring Laura to meet another bird friend-- Arlene Archeopteryx. Then Arlene and Elliot introduce the kids and Laura to a new bird named Peng Protopteryx! It's a successful birdwatching/drawing day as all three birds are delighted to show off their unique feathers. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Peg + Cat [#209H] The Too Big Dog Problem/The Giant Baby Problem The Too Big Dog Problem - Peg's Yard. Big Dog is too big to play Little Red on Peg's stage, until an escaped elephant and mouse get into the act. Primary Content: Size and weight Secondary Content: Balance.
    The Giant Baby Problem - Giant Land. Babysitters Peg and Cat must figure out how to use a giant beeper while chasing a giant baby and fleeing a giant mouse. Primary Content:Addition and subtraction Secondary Content: Ordinal numbers.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4725H] The Recycling Fairy Redusa the Recycling Fairy visits Sesame Street and helps everyone recycle their old trash into something new to help keep the earth clean and beautiful. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Splash and Bubbles [#131H] Seal Sitters/from Ray to Zee Splash and Bubbles stop to visit Tidy for the day, but find him exhausted from constantly cleaning up behind the new kelp forest resident, Tyke, a young female Pacific harbor seal pup. Splash and Bubbles try to help Tidy by seal-sitting the young seal pup, and quickly learn how hard it is to keep track of their curious and fearless new mammal friend. / Splash and Bubbles realize that Zee is alone on the reef as the only shark, but when they learn that she has a distant relative in Reeftown, Zee is excited to discover who it is. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Curious George [#610H] No Knowing Gnocchi/Here Comes The Tide * No Knowing Gnocchi - Chef Pisghetti has done everything he can think of to please Gnocchi. He replaced the door she's always scratching, removed the old carpet that got her dirty, and even cleaned out all the debris from the alley. So why is his beloved cat spending so much time away from home? George decides to follow Gnocchi on her adventures to figure out what causes his cat friend to leave home and roam.
    * Here Comes the Tide - When a treasure hunt at the beach leaves George and Marco staring into a big, empty hole, they decide to bury their own treasure chest. But after a swim with a friendly dolphin, they return and discover the tide moved their treasure chest down shore, and it's completely empty! Will the boys recover their missing treasure, or has the tide washed it away forever?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17193H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12309] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    History Detectives [#1008H] American West The History Detectives investigate four stories from the American West. Did a biography of legendary frontiersman Kit Carson once belong to members of his family? Then, from the rodeo to Hollywood, a saddle tells the story of Yakima Canutt, who made life safer for movie stunt artists. What is the meaning behind the mysterious inscription on sheet music of the popular western song "Tumbling Tumbleweeds"? Finally, did a pivotal character in the Modoc Indian wars weave this basket? duration 53:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#37139] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17193H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12309] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#1002H] Perfect Pate A Choux Learn to make this magical dough that's the foundation for three spectacular filled desserts: pate a choux swans swimming in a pond of chocolate, custardy coconut eclairs, and a towering pink croquembouche. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1306H] Sutro's at the Cliff House, El Coqui Puerto Rican Cuisine From playful seals and stunning sunsets to classic cocktails and elegant cuisine, San Francisco's historic Sutro's at the Cliff House has it all. And due to a fire at our second eatery, we only feature two restaurants in this show. Our second spot takes us to a place that evokes the musical call of tree frogs and dreams of tropical flavors in a lively setting at El Coqui Puerto Rican Cuisine in Santa Rosa. duration 24:59   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Happy Valley [#108H] Season 2, Episode 2 Catherine arrives home with Ilinka, an emaciated Croatian woman who has been rescued after being trafficked and enslaved for the past four years. Meanwhile, John's panic over Vicky's threat spills out into his home life. duration 50:03   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Inspector Lynley Mysteries [#122H] Know Thine Enemy When the body of a missing schoolgirl is discovered in a lake, a post mortem reveals she has been raped and probably held prisoner. Meanwhile, another schoolgirl is reported missing by her mother. Unless Kelly is found quickly, she will slip into a diabetic coma. But with Assistant Commissioner Evans stopping door-to-door enquiries fearing they will alarm the public, will Lynley and Havers be able to find enough leads to save her? duration 1:29:15   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:30 pm
    Agatha Raisin [#106H] The Day The Floods Came Enlisted by buddy Sir Charles Fraith to boost the PR credentials of his vast pile Barfield House, Agatha is drawn to young bride Kylie Stokes, whose ceremony is taking place on the grounds. Appearing upset at the impending marriage, Agatha attempts to set Kylie's fears at rest. But when Kylie is found dead shortly thereafter, her body apparently drowned in a flash flood in the area, Agatha realizes there may be more to the death that initially meets the eye.
    Seeing some of herself in the late Kylie (Agatha also wed impulsively at an early age), and implored by Kylie's mother Freda to do what she can, Agatha decides to take matters into her own hands, against the direct orders of DC Bill Wong and DCI Wilkes. Uncovering suspicious patterns of behavior in the bridal party, Kylie's place of work, and even the groom himself, Agatha has work cut out for her if she is to get at the truth.
    duration 59:29   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:30 pm
    Poetry In America [#111] New York State of Mind - Nas Learn alongside host Elisa New as hip hop artist Nas, music executive Steve Stoute, scholar Salamishah Tillet, and a chorus of rappers and fans break down the breakbeats and explore the searing vision of Nas's iconic track "NY State of Mind." duration 26:46   STEREO TVM (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#254] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    Beyond 100 Days [#211H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
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