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KQED 9: Sunday, May 21, 2017

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.

Sunday, May 21, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Revolutionaries [#404H] Creativity, Inc Dive into the successful world of Pixar Animation Studios. Computer History Museum CEO John Hollar moderates a conversation with Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios on how to build a sustained creative culture, nurturing both the technical and artistic "poles of creativity." duration 54:07   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1206H] Jannah-Baghdad by the Bay, Kin Khao, El Aguila Mexican Cuisine Stop at a hidden gem and experience flavors from Arabian nights and desert sands at an Iraqi spot called Jannah - Baghdad by the Bay in San Francisco. Next, we stay in the city to taste the fiery Thai home-style cooking at Kin Khao. Finally, it's time to visit a Pleasant Hill strip mall where farm-to-table freshness joins Southern Mexican sauces and stews at El Aguila Mexican Cuisine. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Hollywood Idols [#102H] Cary Grant: The Leading Man With a winning combination of comic style and leading-man charisma, Cary Grant was the essence of a star. But the suave exterior concealed a complex individual. Family photos, archival footage and film clips vividly convey Grant's journey from lonely, working-class beginnings to the peak of Hollywood royalty. This profile includes clips of Grant's first starring role in She Done Him Wrong and the story of his discovery by Mae West. Other film clips include North by Northwest, To Catch a Thief and more. Interviewees include actors Leslie Caron, Deborah Kerr, Eva Marie Saint and Ralph Bellamy; directors Stanley Donen and Richard Brooks; and, producer/director Stanley Kramer. duration 28:02   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Band Wagon [#1091H] (1953) Two playwrights bring a movie dancer (Fred Astaire) to New York for a Broadway show with a ballerina (Cyd Charisse). duration 1:52:17   TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Band Wagon [#1091H] (1953) Two playwrights bring a movie dancer (Fred Astaire) to New York for a Broadway show with a ballerina (Cyd Charisse). duration 1:52:17   TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#210H] Name That Sound/Fabulous Feathers * Name That Sound - Sally and Nick are trying to stump each other by guessing the animal sounds they're making. But the Cat stumps them both when he tries to make the sound of a cricket! That didn't sound like a cricket. They all try but just can't figure out how a cricket makes its noise. Well Cat's friend Clarence the Cricket can surely show them! Off to the Grassy-Grove-Dell to meet him! He shows him his wings, one that is comb-like, the other a scraper, when he rubs them together, he makes his wonderful cricket noise. Back at home Nick and Sally find things around the house they can use to mimic Clarence - a deck of cards and a comb
    * Fabulous Feathers - Sally is playing dressup, but her favourite hat no longer has any feathers on it. Where can they find more? The Cat's good friend Puranjay might be able to help! He's a peacock who lives in Feathery Flats, he has plenty of feathers! Sally collects the feathers that have fallen out of Puranjay and discover that each one has it's own distinct job. But it's his tail feathers that are just jazzy and snazzy enough for her hat! They are the most fabulous feathers!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Arthur [#1303] Arthur's Numbers Nightmare/Brain Gets Hooked Arthur's Numbers Nightmare - When Arthur and friends discover what looks like a list of their class rankings in Principal Haney's office, they are all taken for a surprise. If Arthur's really Number Two, then he must be really smart! And is there anything Francine can do to move up rank? For Buster, Number Eleven is his new lucky number... for everything. Soon the numbers come to mean much more than they should to all the kids on the list. Brain Gets Hooked - Brain gets hooked on the latest tween reality show "Junior Island." When he starts to ignore his friends and his schoolwork, he knows he's got a problem. But what can he do to break the addiction? duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#122] Koala Balloon Martin and Chris must protect a young koala stranded in the Australian Outback, and help him get back to his Eucalyptus forest habitat. On their quest to return the adorable animal home, the brothers discover lots of interesting facts about how animals are specialized to their own environment, and with some tips from an intrepid desert dweller called the thorny devil, they must survive the desert crossing and bring the koala home. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 7:30 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#109] A Kid's Guide to Mars/Jet 2 "A Kid's Guide to Mars" - Celery and Carrot need to update their guidebook about Mars, and the kids join them on a trip to see how much things have changed on Mars in the last four billion years. Curriculum: Mars was once (4 billion years ago) a lot like Earth, with oceans, clouds and drinkable water. Something happened 3.7 billion years ago that turned Mars' atmosphere from warm and wet to dry and cold. "Jet 2" - Jet builds a robot version of himself, so that he can be in "two places at once!" But Jet learns what jealousy is when the other kids seem to be having more fun with Jet 2 than they are with him! Curriculum: A robot is an automatic mechanical device often resembling a human or animal. Humans build robots to perform the tasks humans can't do, but people are still in control because they give instructions to the robots. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#120H] Playground-Palooza/Small But Big * Playground-Palooza - When Nature Cat, Squeeks, Daisy and Hal learn that their city dog friend Sadie is sad because she really misses playing with her friends out in nature, Nature Cat has a great idea to make her feel better. They will bring the nature fun to Sadie right in the middle of the city! The gang loves the idea, but there is one small question: how are they going to bring nature into the city?!
    * Small But Big - Squeeks is so excited because today is The Small But Big Art Fair, and she is making a small but big masterpiece for it! The others are excited to go see it, but getting there proves to be difficult because the directions are really for small creatures and will require Daisy, Nature Cat and Hal to use magnifying glasses to help them get there.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#507H] George-O-Matic/Curious George, Sheep Herder * George-O-Matic - George is entranced by the museum's newest addition: a vending machine full of levers, wheels, springs, and healthy snacks! So when George is put in charge of making the dessert for an important dinner party, he can think of nothing better than creating his own dessert dispensing vending machine - the George-O-Matic. One tiny design flaw: George asks Gnocci the cat to motor the machine, causing it to go into overdrive.
    * Curious George, Sheep Herder - George buys a cool new scarf at the Country Fair, but with one tug on a loose strand of wool, the entire scarf unravels! While searching for sheep that will give him some wool for another scarf, George accidentally whistles, which sends Bo the sheepdog and his flock of sheep on a wild adventure through the country. Can George whistle his way out of this mess or will his baaaaaad day turn even worse?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#105] Prince Wednesday Finds A Way To Play/Finding A Way To Play On Backwards Day Prince Wednesday Finds a Way to Play - Daniel and Katerina Kittycat are playing "house" today at school. Prince Wednesday wants to play too, but he wants to be a loud dinosaur. Katerina tells him that loud dinosaurs are not allowed! Luckily, they find a way to play together with Prince Wednesday as a quiet, friendly dinosaur. Finding a Way to Play on Backwards Day - Daniel and O the Owl are at Miss Elaina's house and she has planned a backwards play date. O isn't so sure about all of the backwards things and prefers to play forwards. The friends learn to compromise so everyone can play together. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#106] Daniel And Miss Elaina Play Rocketship/Daniel Plays At The Castle Daniel and Miss Elaina Play Rocketship - Daniel has come to play with Miss Elaina today! They decide to play "outer space," but Miss Elaina gets upset when her cardboard telescope and spaceship accidentally break. Lady Elaine helps the friends see that they can still have fun together, even without the toys - because they're friends! They use their imaginations to keep playing, which is just as much fun! Daniel Plays at the Castle - Daniel is visiting Prince Wednesday and the boys are excited to explore Prince Wednesday's rock collection. Daniel is saddened when Prince Wednesday tells him the rocks are too delicate to play with. Daniel and Prince Wednesday learn that friendship is about more than just playing with each other's toys - it's about being together! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking [#207H] Southern Michigan Pete joins three top chefs from metropolitan Chicago and travels three hours into the neighboring Michigan countryside for the makings of a true Midwestern meal. Cooking by the beautiful lakeside party are The Hearty Boys, Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh. Joining them is acclaimed pastry chef, Gail Gand. The entire meal is sourced within a radius of 5 miles from Buchanan, Michigan's center city, including some gorgeous summer veggies, corn meal from the town's old mill and beer from a local brewery. On today's menu, Breakfast Radishes with Butter and Sea Salt, Kale Salad with Pickled Beets, Lardons, Blue Cheese, and Honey Clove Vinaigrette, Ramp-Stuffed Sirloin Roll with Hazelnuts and Michigan Cherry Sauce and a Midwest favorite--Cornmeal Spaetzle with Charred Grape Tomatoes and Asparagus. It's happiness in the heartland! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Baking with Julia [#304] Michel Richard & Alice Medrich Julia Child observes as California master chefs Michel Richard and Alice Medrich work their magic with puff pastry and biscotti. duration 24:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Simply Ming [#1414H] Andreas Viestad Mackerel is on the menu for Ming and chef Andreas Viestad on this special episode of Simply Ming in Norway. Known for his show, "New Scandinavian Cooking", Chef Viestad introduces Ming to a farm apple Kir before they settle in to whip up two mouth-watering meals. With dishes capturing each of the five tastes, this is a meal you won't forget. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Mind of A Chef, The [#303H] Argentina Fire is the most elemental part of a kitchen - without it, food would simply be eaten, never "cooked." And yet in the post-Nouvelle-Cuisine age, food and fire have become distant from one another. Ed travels to Argentina to visit Francis Mallmann, the country's most esteemed chef and the godfather of open-flame cooking, on his private island nestled in the foothills of the Andes. While on La Isla for three days, Francis and Ed create a feast that reunites the simplest - and arguably the best - ingredients and cooking techniques. Armed with fire, smoke, meat and salt, Ed relishes this once-in-a-lifetime experience. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1705H] Italian Vegetarian Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make perfect cheese and tomato lasagna. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of jarred anchovies. Finally, test cook Keith Dresser uncovers the secrets to really good garlic bread. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Cook's Country [#806H] Fried Chicken and Grilled Peppers Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make latin fried chicken at home. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for deep-fry/candy thermometers. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of green salsa. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to perfect grill-roasted peppers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1206H] Jannah-Baghdad by the Bay, Kin Khao, El Aguila Mexican Cuisine Stop at a hidden gem and experience flavors from Arabian nights and desert sands at an Iraqi spot called Jannah - Baghdad by the Bay in San Francisco. Next, we stay in the city to taste the fiery Thai home-style cooking at Kin Khao. Finally, it's time to visit a Pleasant Hill strip mall where farm-to-table freshness joins Southern Mexican sauces and stews at El Aguila Mexican Cuisine. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Steven Raichlen's Project Smoke [#101H] Smoking 101 Smoke. It's the soul of barbecue, and you know it when you smell it and taste it. In this show you'll learn how to harness the flavor-enhancing power of smoke, starting with the essential techniques of hot smoking, cold smoking, and smoke-roasting. You'll also learn how to use an electric smoker, offset smoker, and upright barrel smoker. And that's just in the first episode. On the menu: Cold Smoked Scallops with Smoked Tomatoes and Jicama Salsa; Smoke-roasted Chicken with Horseradish Glaze, and Apple Smoked Baby Back Ribs with Prickly Pear Barbecue Sauce-the latter inspired by Project Smoke's taping location in the scenic Sonoran desert. Recipes: Cold-Smoked Scallops with Smoked Tomatoes, Jicama-Mango Salsa; Smoke-Roasted Chicken with Horseradish Glaze; Apple-Smoked Ribs with Prickly Pear Barbecue Sauce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#509H] Extraordinary Fruits Some of Martha's favorite desserts have something in common: fruit - nature's sweetest gift. Learn step-by-step how-tos for a souffle with intensely fragrant passion fruit, biscuit-topped raspberry-rhubarb cobblers and other fruity delights. 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 [#607H] 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 she travels to Boone Plantation to learn how African American cooks have shaped Southern cooking since the days of slavery. Back in Sara's kitchen, she makes her version of a Southern classic, red beans and rice soup. Recipes: Martha Lou's southern fried chicken, Red beans and rice soup. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#305H] London: Mod and Trad London is quintessentially English, yet cosmopolitan. We check out the new - the Millennium Bridge and the British Museum's Great Court, and admire the old - well-wrapped mummies and a rare Leonardo. After bantering with Beefeaters at the Tower of London, we do some riverside beach-combing. Strolling the trendy South Bank of the Thames takes us from the Tate Modern to the dizzying London Eye. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#2116H] Orlando, Hour One Travel to sunny Orlando for fantastic finds like Joe Strummer's boots, ca. 1979, Ned Hanlon championship pins and cufflinks, ca. 1895, and a 1941 Grant Wood "March" lithograph. Learn which is appraised for $ 200,000! duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#432H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#694H] West Virginia Sex Education The U.S. ranks first among developed nations in rates of both teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. Numerous studies show one factor may be what schools are teaching -- or not teaching -- children about sex. There's also a correlation between high teenage pregnancy rates and the "abstinence only" sex education that has become more prevalent in the U.S. during the past two decades. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Yasmeen Qureshi went to one state, West Virginia, where some schools are trying to reverse these trends by moving to a more candid and comprehensive "sex ed" curriculum for children. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Soul of a Banquet Wayne Wang, director of The Joy Luck Club, takes us into the world of Cecilia Chiang, who introduced America to authentic Chinese food. Chiang opened her internationally renowned restaurant The Mandarin in 1961, and went on to change the course of cuisine in America. The film is equal parts a showcase of delectable gastronomy and a touching portrait of Chiang's journey from a childhood in Beijing before the Cultural Revolution to accidental restaurateur on the West Coast. The film features interviews with Alice Waters, Ruth Reichl and Cecilia Chiang herself. duration 56:00   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Julia Child: American Masters [#1801H] Julia! America's Favorite Chef The life and legacy of Julia Child is remembered and celebrated in this special program. Child is fondly remembered for introducing French cuisine to American home cooks through her television series - beginning with WGBH's "The French Chef" in 1963 - and books. The film tells two love stories: one between Julia and Paul Child, the other between Julia and French food. It includes photos never before seen, including several from Paul Child's personal archive, granted exclusively to producers. Julia was a pioneer in public television's long tradition of cooking programs, revolutionizing the way America cooks, eats and thinks about food. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Call The Midwife [#608#] An unexpected turn of events leads to a hastily arranged wedding. Shelagh finally goes into labor. The arrival of the birth control pill leads to unforeseen consequences. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 9:00 pm
    Dark Angel On Masterpiece [#4719#] Joanne Froggatt, who stole the hearts of millions of viewers as Anna on "Downton Abbey," stars in a totally different role in this spine-tingling drama - the notorious Victorian poisoner Mary Ann Cotton, Britain's first female serial killer. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 11:00 pm
    Hollywood Idols [#102H] Cary Grant: The Leading Man With a winning combination of comic style and leading-man charisma, Cary Grant was the essence of a star. But the suave exterior concealed a complex individual. Family photos, archival footage and film clips vividly convey Grant's journey from lonely, working-class beginnings to the peak of Hollywood royalty. This profile includes clips of Grant's first starring role in She Done Him Wrong and the story of his discovery by Mae West. Other film clips include North by Northwest, To Catch a Thief and more. Interviewees include actors Leslie Caron, Deborah Kerr, Eva Marie Saint and Ralph Bellamy; directors Stanley Donen and Richard Brooks; and, producer/director Stanley Kramer. duration 28:02   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:30 pm
    Film School Shorts [#404H] Daily Grind Stephen Singer plays a sock merchant in Socks & Bonds; he hopes his girlfriend's Hamptons-dwelling ex will invest, only to discover there's a more pressing negotiation at hand. Directed by Daniel Zimbler. Then, catch a snapshot of life in the law offices of Hopkins & Delaney, LLP, an animation that captures the hidden cubicle moments that comprise all our working lives. Directed by Sean Buckelew. In Butterfingers, every marriage has its moments, and this wife can't listen to another word from her husband about work. Directed by Milan Roganovic. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#4113H] Tedeschi Trucks Band The Grammy Award-winning group featuring Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks and an ensemble of musicians showcases their latest record, Let Me Get By. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      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!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (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 […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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KQED DTV Channels

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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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PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.