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KQED 9: Saturday, May 13, 2017

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

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Saturday, May 13, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23105] (original broadcast date: 5/12/17)
    * Jonathan Karl, Ed Rollins, and Gillian Tett take a look at the fallout surrounding President Trump's firing of former FBI Director James Comey.
    * Tina Carr, director of the Rory Peck Trust, an organization that supports and protects freelance journalists around the world.
    * A conversation about YouTube with CEO Susan Wojcicki.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    KQED NEWSROOM [#431H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 1:30 am
    Washington Week [#5646] Two words that have been central to President Trump's persona for more than a decade sent shockwaves through Washington this week: "You're fired." Lawmakers are grappling with the consequences of the abrupt removal of FBI Director James Comey and what it may mean for the continuing investigations into Russia's meddling in last year's presidential election.
    Democratic senators are calling for a special prosecutor to investigate ties between Trump's campaign and Russian officials. The acting FBI director told the Senate Intelligence Committee that the bureau's probe will continue and that the White House has not tried to impede the inquiry.
    Robert Costa will explore the fallout of Trump's decision to fire the FBI director with: Pete Williams of NBC News, Margaret Brennan of CBS News, Erica Werner of the Associated Press, and Dan Balz of The Washington Post.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories [#703H] Child of Giants: My Journey with Maynard Dixon & Dorothea Lange The sons of photographer Dorothea Lange and painter Maynard Dixon struggle to find their own paths through life from under the shadows of their formidable parents. duration 1:29:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 am
    American Masters [#2704H] Dorothea Lange: Grab A Hunk of Lightning More than six decades of 20th-century America are seen through the prism of Dorothea Lange's life and lens. Known for her powerful images from the Great Depression, Lange's haunting "Migrant Mother" remains emblematic of that period. As young America matured into a world power, Lange continued to bear witness, bringing subjects alive, transmitting raw emotions and capturing the human condition. This film is made by Dyanna Taylor, Lange's granddaughter, who began her artistic vision, literally, at Lange's feet. duration 1:56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 5:30 am
    Charlie Rose - The Week [#444] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#205] Meet The Beetles/Tongue Tied Meet the Beetles - Nick and Sally must protect their cookie jar from cookie snatchers! But how? Well by meeting three of the Cat's beetle friends, that's how! Stan the Giant Stag beetle shows them how to look scary, while Cliff the Click beetle teaches them to make a noise them jump! And Bobbi the Bombardier beetle has a stinky surprise for those that try to sneak up on her. Now Nick and Sally can keep their cookies safe! Tongue Tied - Mmm, there's nothing better than a blueberry popsicle, even though it makes your tongue blue! Speaking of tongues, the Cat has some friends with marvelous tongues! The kids meet Treetop Tom and see how his tough tongue can pick food off of thorny branches. Then Snifty the boa snake shows them how she uses her tongue to smell. And by using Cat's "Not-So-Fast-Glasses", they can see Colin the chameleon's lightening fast tongue get him his food. Nick and Sally realize that their tongues are pretty useful too.. for asking for another popsicle! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Arthur [#1708] The Director's Cut/Crime and Consequences duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#118] Let The Rhinos Roll! The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to unearth why Rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah. They soon discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a new super Rhino Dozers so the creature adventurers devise a plan to rescue them - and it just might work! Along the way, they explore the nature of symbiotic relationships and learn that animals have different structures and behaviors that help them defend themselves. Rhinos use their size, sharp horn, mud bathing and their relationship with a small bird for defense. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 7:30 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#103] Round and Round/The Plant from Bortron 7 "Round and Round" -The kids learn how all the planets both orbit around the Sun and rotate on their own axes at the same time. Curriculum: The planets both revolve around the sun and rotate on their axis. "The Plant From Bortron 7" - Jet attempts to grow a seed from his home planet, but the light from our Sun is stronger than the light from Bortron 7, and has a surprising effect on the plant! Curriculum: There are different kinds of stars, which emit different kinds of light. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#909H] France - Bordeaux A celebration of wine, food and good times. In his Bordeaux, France adventure Joseph tours the UNESCO World Heritage town of Bordeaux and the small wine making and exporting villages that comprise the region. Along the way he indulges in romantic castle visits, gourmet dinners and spectacular encounters with the history, art and music of the area. This episode of is a salute to France, to the French and to Life! C'est La Vie! That's Life! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    New Scandinavian Cooking [#705H] Arctic Food In today's episode, Andreas visits Spitsbergen, the Norwegian settlement at 78 degrees north. In spite of the perpetual cold and barren surroundings, the area is home to some of the world's richest fisheries. Andreas also forages for arctic mushrooms and meets what is probably the world's northernmost farmer. Onboard a research vessel Andreas makes a lightly cured cod with beetroot and anise, he cooks freshly caught cod and serves it with charred leek, and back on the island he makes crispy seared cod served with snow crab and Arctic mushrooms. duration 26:19   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    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
  • 9:30 am
    Lucky Chow [#201H] Japan: Food As Fetis Japan has mesmerized American foodies for generations and a new wave of Japanese culinary culture continues to intoxicate us. Exploring American manifestations of otaku, the Japanese trope that combines cutting-edge pop culture with fetishistic obsession, Danielle visits New York's first cat cafe; a Brooklyn izakaya run by a Frenchman in thrall to Japanese anime and manga; and a California suburban mom who's a star on the international bento-box circuit. On a more traditional note, Danielle gets in the sumo ring with a 600-pound opponent and then helps him make chanko nabe, the sumo wrestler's staple meal. duration 27:38   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#1006H] Artisanal Bread In Tortilla Land In the land of the tortilla, bread can often get overlooked. But if Chef Elena Reygadas has anything to say about it, bread will soon rise as an important player in Mexican cuisine. She certainly has the right tools to effect change: At her bakery, Rosetta Panaderia, she crafts transcendent versions of Mexico's classic pan de pulque (pulque bread) and sugary-topped conchas. Rick swoons over these treats and engages Reygadas in a conversation about their shared philosophies of cooking and building community. We get a sneak peak at Elena's process for conchas before Rick teaches us his foolproof method at home. Then, it's sandwich time: Rick visits Eno, Chef Enrique Olvera's casual spot that serves tuna and chicken milanesa tortas in homemade bollilo rolls. Then we head back to Chicago, where Rick makes a torta at his casual spot, Xoco. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#101H] Fete Des Boules Jacques and his best friend Jean-Claude work up an appetite in the summer sun playing the traditional French game of boules. Jacques cooks up a party menu of favorites to share. He begins with crab chips with salmon caviar, bursting with decadent flavors and textures. Then the freshest of eggs are whisked to become an egg and herb treats appetizer. The party continues with a crowd-pleasing camembert with pistachio crust, a garden-fresh tabbouleh salad and a tomato, mozzarella and onion salad before Jacques finishes his festive menu with a grand smoked ham glazed with maple syrup, cooked and carved to perfection! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1715H] Italian Chicken Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster go into the test kitchen together to uncover the secrets to better chicken marsala. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews manual citrus juicers in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows Bridget how to make the ultimate skillet-roasted chicken in lemon sauce at home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Cook's Country [#903H] Sweet Indulgences Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make milk chocolate cheesecake at home. Next, test cook Ashley Moore reveals the steps for perfect chocolate truffles. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for cake stands. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to the ultimate Swiss hazelnut cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1205H] Miss Ollie's, Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant, Bar Crudo We meet a chef inspired by her childhood in Barbados who serves up Caribbean flavors at Miss Ollie's in Oakland. Next, we step into a fairytale fit for the Brothers Grimm with Eastern European furnishings, fixtures and flavors at Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant in Alameda. Lastly, we lighten things up and end with bright, clean flavors fresh from the ocean at Bar Crudo in San Francisco. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#306H] Braising There are few things better than a great piece of meat braised in Barolo wine. When accompanied by some braised vegetables, you've got yourself a great meal. In this episode, Lidia prepares a crispy golden Italian style quiche followed by a fork tender beef braised in Barolo. Her side dish is a braised broccoli rabe with garlic and extra virgin olive oil. This is a meal any family will love. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#114H] Italian Marketplace Inspired by the roasted chickens in the marketsof Italy Joanne teaches her student Joan her version of crispy chicken and potatoes with a side of hot pepper and white balsamic broccolini, topped off with a cherry Zinfandel zabaglione. Recipes: Broccolini with Hot Pepper and White Balsamic, Crispy Chicken and Potatoes with Mustard, Rosemary and Capers, and Fresh Cherries with Late Harvest Zinfandel Zabaglione. Student: Joan Boada, Principal Dancer, San Francisco Ballet. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#502H] Grilled Favorites Get grilling with Martha as she introduces exotic flavors to your next cookout. Learn four techniques for four grilled recipes: fish in banana leaves, date-glazed lamb chops, sea bass fillets with okra kebabs, and spatchcocked saffron chicken. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#713H] Great Lakes Today on Martha Bakes! Join Martha as she makes four mouthwatering regional favorites from the Great Lakes-Belgian rice pie, an unforgettable blitz torte with decadent layers of cake and crispy meringue, and Indiana sugar cream pie, otherwise known as "Hoosier pie." And for a savory twist, a quick bread made with cheddar from America's dairyland. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#402H] Keller Family Treasures, Part 2 Chef Keller recreates classics from his hometown of Ribeauville, France. Dishes include a light mayonnaise he learned from his grandmother and another family favorite, a rolled pasta dish made with a savory filling. Recipes: Poached Leeks with Grandma's Light Mayonnaise; Fleischschnaka (Pasta Roulade). duration 26:26   TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1702H] Corpus Christi, Hour Two In Corpus Christi, Texas, AR investigates vintage flash art at a local tattoo parlor. Notable stories include a guest who met the Beatles and walked away with John Lennon's signature and another who encountered Salvador Dali on one of his frequent visits to Manhattan and left with a book inscribed by the artist, valued at $10,000 to $ 15,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Craftsman's Legacy [#104H] The Stone Carver Host Eric Gorges visits with Walter Arnold, an accomplished stone carver. Eric learns about what it takes to carve limestone and marble. He also hears about the history of stone carving and early days of Walter's apprenticeship in Italy, including kicking around the same quarry where Michelangelo shopped for his marble. duration 25:33   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Ask This Old House [#1523H] Clogged Pipe, Convection Heat A clogged drain has Richard fishing cameras through pipes to locate the problem. Scott warms up a chilly bathroom by installing an electric convection heater. Painter Mauro Henrique demonstrates a masking primer that leaves clean lines on a window. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    This Old House [#3623H] Detroit | A Mason Steps Up Tommy uses a clever fix for some damaged oak flooring. Mark McCullough repairs the front steps. Kevin heads to a famous Detroit ceramic studio to see how they've been making tile for a century. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#691H] Djibouti Rolls Out A Welcome Mat Djibouti is a tiny country of less than a million people in the Horn of Africa, wedged between Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia. Its position, at the gateway to the Suez Canal, is one of the world's busiest shipping routes, keeping the country's economy afloat. Its coastal location has also made Djibouti a prized spot for military bases from countries all over the world, including its former colonial ruler, France, along with the United States, Italy, Japan, and now China. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Martin Seemungal reports on how Djibouti came to roll out a welcome mat to the world. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Pacific Heartbeat [#601] Mele Murals Mele Murals is a documentary about the transformative power of art through the unlikely union of graffiti and ancient Hawaiian culture. At the center of the story are two renowned street artists - Estria Miyashiro (aka Estria) and John Hina (aka Prime) - a group of Native Hawaiian youth, and the rural community of Waimea. Through their stories Mele Murals shows how public art and Native Hawaiian traditions transforms the artists, students and community. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1205H] Miss Ollie's, Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant, Bar Crudo We meet a chef inspired by her childhood in Barbados who serves up Caribbean flavors at Miss Ollie's in Oakland. Next, we step into a fairytale fit for the Brothers Grimm with Eastern European furnishings, fixtures and flavors at Mama Papa Lithuania Restaurant in Alameda. Lastly, we lighten things up and end with bright, clean flavors fresh from the ocean at Bar Crudo in San Francisco. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Hollywood Idols [#101H] Grace Kelly: An American Princess Philadelphia society life held little appeal for this acclaimed beauty, so she headed to New York City to be a model and actress. Within four years, she was a major star in Hollywood and an Academy Award winner, playing opposite the great leading men of her day. But, she turned her back on it all to become Her Serene Highness, Princess Grace of Monaco. The program features clips from High Noon, Dial M for Murder, To Catch a Thief and High Society, as well as rare home movies and footage of both her fairytale wedding and her funeral. Interviewees include actors James Stewart, Louis Jourdan, Katy Jurado; directors, producers, and friends. duration 28:02   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Walk The Line [#1094H] This 2005 film, directed by James Mangold, is based on the early life and career of country music artist Johnny Cash. The film stars Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Robert Patrick. duration 2:15:58   STEREO
  • 10:20 pm
    Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears A meditative mystery revealing an unknown moment in history that changed America, 'We're Still Not Here: Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited' chronicles the fiftieth anniversary recording of Cash's controversial concept record Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:30 pm
    Sun Studio Sessions [#703H] South Memphis String Band Luther Dickinson, Jimbo Mathus & Alvin Youngblood Hart, come together as an uber-talented roots super-trio to honor music traditions handed down from string and jug bands, as well as Mississippi Delta and Hill Country Blues. Living Blues Magazine writes "Luther, Alvin, and Jimbo sound like three old friends swapping songs on a porch and having a grand time doing it." The band's kinship, forged by their respect for the forbears of the blues and roots music, shines through in this episode as they play homage to legends such as Furry Lewis and the Mississippi Sheiks. duration 28:29   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Revolutionaries [#403H] Art & Technology of Cirque Du Soleil Explore the technical "magic" driving Cirque du Soleil's imaginative and daring programs. Moderator Will Travis, President of Sid Lee USA, with Cirque's du Soleil's Technical Director and Director of Creation, via the Michael Jackson ONE show as a case study, give us a glimpse into Cirque Du Soleil's 30 year high-quality artistic entertainment. duration 54:10   STEREO TVG
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      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!

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      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

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