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KQED 9: Thursday, October 12, 2017

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

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Thursday, October 12, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23213H] (original air date 10/11/2017) A conversation with Bob Schieffer taped at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. His latest book is called "Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News."
    *We continue with Hari Sreenavasan of PBS NewsHour, here to discuss his 11-part series exploring the nation's opioid crisis.
    *We conclude with an interview and performance from indie musician Mac DeMarco.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Pati's Mexican Table [#604H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#503H] Lahore Karahi, Patio Filipino, Sam's Grill We start off with a local favorite that's low on atmosphere but high on flavor and full of fragrant Indian spices. It's called Lahore Karahi and it's on O'Farrell in San Francisco. Filipino-Spanish flavors reflecting the rich history of the Philippines are perfect for sharing so bring a crowd over to Patio Filipino on El Camino Real in San Bruno. Some things never change and Sam's Grill and Seafood Restaurant on Bush is the perfect example. It's been around at the same location since 1946! Oh, and the booths there make for a very private dining experience. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Nature [#3502H] Fox Tales Intelligent, resilient and bold, the red fox can change its behavior to thrive in new environments, from urban locales to the Arctic tundra. New scientific research offers a fascinating look into the secret life of these foxes. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Nova [#4414H] Ghosts of Stonehenge Who built Stonehenge and why? Discover how the last decade of groundbreaking archaeological digs has revealed major new clues to Britain's enigmatic 5,000-year-old site and the people who constructed it. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Frontline [#3516H] War on the EPA How Scott Pruitt went from fighting the EPA to running the agency and rolling back years of policy. An investigation into the conservative political forces and causes, like climate change skepticism, that propelled Pruitt's takeover of the EPA. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 am
    Gorongosa Park - Rebirth of Paradise [#102H] Elephant Whisperer Poole and his sister Joyce, a renowned elephant expert, face charging elephants to gain insights into elephant behavior. Meanwhile, Mt. Gorongosa is taken over by a group of rebel soldiers, creating a tense air of uncertainty and fear in the park. duration 55:31   SRND51 TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#904] Fun on the Farm Thomas Toots the Crows - Farmer McColl is having trouble keeping crows from eating his seed. Thomas offers to use his whistle to scare them away. Soon, Thomas finds himself puffing all over the island chasing crows. At last, a very cross Farmer McColl finds Thomas. He shows Thomas that his field is even more full of hungry crows than before! It's the one place Thomas was not scaring crows from! Thomas is very sorry. He sticks to the job and dutifully stays at his post all night long, successfully scaring crows! Muddy Matters - When James is asked to take Farmer McColl's sheep to the Sodor Farmer's fair, James is much more concerned with preserving his own cleanliness than following instructions. Due to James' vanity, the sheep escape. James realizes that if he is to get the sheep to the Fair, he must sacrifice the one thing that is most important to him. He must get dirty! James arrives at the Fair with the sheep, job done and very muddy! But he makes it to the front page photograph for being the image of a Really Useful engine! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#201H] Jumping on the Moon/Sneezy Riders * Jumping on the Moon - Nick and Sally are trying to jump high enough to touch the moon, but "what goes up must come down" says the Cat. That's gravity! And to show them just what gravity is, that means a trip to the moon! That's where they meet Astronaut Audrey who takes them for a space walk to learn all about gravity.
    * Sneezy Riders - Sally and Nick are playing hide and seek, but Nick keeps sneezing! How can they stop it from happening? Good thing Cat's friend Cluey Looey will be able to help them! At Muddyfeet Waterhole they discover that Louie is having the same problem! Nothing a trip inside Louie's nose can't solve! Inside a super shrunken Thingamajigger, Nick, Sally and Cat discover what causes sneezing and what they can do to avoid it from happening!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Ready Jet Go! [#137] Castaway Carrot/Jet Can't Sleep After an afternoon on the Moon, Celery, Jet, and Sunspot discover, as they fly to Earth, that they have mistakenly left Carrot on the Moon! Then the saucer malfunctions and they receive news of a possible solar storm headed their way. In a nail-biter, Jet and Sunspot do a mid-outer space repair job - as per Celery's instructions -with Carrot comically adapting to the Moon environment. In the end, the saucer is fixed, Carrot is rescued, and the solar storm heads in the opposite direction of the Moon. / When a loud thunderstorm hits the neighborhood one evening, the Propulsions are woken up. They gather in the kitchen as the noisy storm rages on, and Jet is too excited to get back to sleep. Carrot, Celery, and Sunspot are sympathetic - they're in the same boat! During the night they all learn about Earth storms as compared to storms on other planets. And then they all try to get Jet to fall back asleep, a seemingly impossible task. They use more and more absurd methods, until Celery has a conventional Earthie solution: sing a lullaby. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#325H] Back In Creature Time - Go Dodo Go, Part 1 The Wild Kratts crew lament the extinction of different animals in recent history and how they'll never ever be able to see them. Aviva decides that it's finally time to unveil her most secret invention yet - the Time Trampoline! Using the trampoline, the Wild Kratts jump back in time to meet the extinct Dodo Bird of Mauritius. But once there, they run into Gourmand's ancestor, who decides Dodos are definitely on the menu! It's Wild Kratts to the rescue! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#131] The Queen of the Night/Space Rocks The Queen of the Night - Sweet jumping gerbils! Tonight is the one night a year that the Queen of the Night cactus blooms but the flower only lasts for a few hours! Daisy has always wanted to go to the desert to see it. But to find the flower in the great big desert - and in time - Nature Cat and the gang are sure going to need some help from new friends. Space Rocks - Nature Cat and his pals are on a top-secret, extremely important mission to find a real space rock for Squeeks' rock collection. Finding a real space rock is not the easiest thing in the world to do, in fact it's very hard, but that doesn't deter Nature Cat and the gang from looking all over the four corners of their neighborhood! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#214] Curious George, Spy Monkey/Castle Keep * Curious George, Spy Monkey: Nothing is more fun for George than reading his spy book "Double-Oh Doggy." Unless of course he can become a real Double-Oh Monkey! George goes undercover and follows the Man with the Yellow Hat, trying to solve the mystery of what surprise the Man is going to buy for George. But in order to stay completely hidden George needs proper spy gear like "Double-Oh Doggy. " So using recycled materials from home, George builds his very own periscope. George can now stay hidden from the Man as he trails him around town - but will the ever eager Charkie blow his cover? * Castle Keep: While George practices his golf swing, Bill shows him how a little leverage can send the ball high in the air - much to the dislike of Jumpy Squirrel in the tree! So when George and the Man with the Yellow Hat visit Uncle Tam in Scotland, George is very happy to be able to practice his swing at the Castle Golf Course. But then a pesky squirrel steals his ball and runs off, and George is sent on a wild chase throughout the castle. Luckily, he remembers the principle of leverage, and he's able to pry open windows, pull book cases, spin wheels to lower a bridge and ultimately accomplish the perfect swing not only to retrieve his ball, but to uncover a special family document that will keep the castle in the family's possession. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Curious George [#215] Robot Monkey Hullabalo/Curious George and the Slithery Day * Robot Monkey Hullabalo: At the museum, George joins Professor Wiseman and the Man with the Yellow Hat on a stroll through an amazing new robot exhibit. Later, after the Man gathers his old robots to add to the collection, George notices how excited Hundley is by his first robot sighting. That's when George gets his most brainy brainstorm yet and decides to make himself into a robot to play with Hundley! Using a hodgepodge of paper, tubes, cardboard boxes, gadgets and even a colander, George glues together an awesome robot outfit that works a little too well and fools even the sharp-witted Professor Wiseman. Will George end up on display at the museum?
    * Curious George and the Slithery Day: George is watching and feeding Mr. Zoobel's gopher snake, Bruno, and mice, Benjy and Willie, for the day. But Mr. Zoobel forgets to tell George that Bruno is about to shed his skin. So when George sees the shed skin he worriedly takes it to the pet store for an explanation, leaving behind the snake with his cage open! And when George comes home the mice escape too. With a little help from Hundley, a wild chase around the building ensues and George gets the animals safely back - learning a lot about snake feeding (and hiding) habits along the way.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#305] The Neighborhood Fall Festival/Field Day at School The Neighborhood Fall Festival - The neighbors are busy decorating for the big Fall Festival when a gust of wind knocks down Music Man Stan's hard work. Daniel and his friends help rebuild the scene and learn that everyone's abilities are different - what's important is that you do your best. Field Day at School - Teacher Harriet has set up a Fall Field Day outside at school today. While trying new games, Daniel and his friends struggle to do the games how they want to. They learn a lesson about the importance of doing your best. Strategy: Do your best. Your best is the best for you. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#306] Daniel and Margaret Play School/Treasure Hunt at the Castle Daniel and Margaret Play School - Teacher Daniel is playing "school" today, but his "student," Baby Margaret, just won't cooperate! Big brother Daniel thinks of a way that he and Margaret can have fun together, and "school" can stay in session! Treasure Hunt at the Castle - Daniel, Prince Wednesday and Chrissie are playing at the Castle, and they just can't agree on what to play. They soon learn that they're big enough to figure out what to do, and come up with creative solutions so they can play together. Strategy: You're big enough to think of what to do. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#127] Smell of Fear/A New Spin When Splash and his friends are playing "surprise fish," they accidentally release a "fear smell alarm," which spreads from fish to fish and causes Mayor Sting to call for everyone to be "reef ready!" / The Reeftown Rangers help Dorsal locate his old friend Spin, another spinner dolphin who he hasn't seen since he was young. They recognize each other with their unique whistle names and are happy to be reunited after many years. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Splash and Bubbles [#128] Clubhouse Clash/Raise The Reef Splash and friends are playing in their clubhouse when Jerome and the fusiliers show up, claiming that the ship is actually their clubhouse. The two groups must then figure out who can use the clubhouse once and for all. / Being the newest member of Reeftown, Splash discovers the majority of things around him on the reef are actually living creatures. Some corals, some spongy things, some creatures he had no idea about, but no matter what their size, color or shape, he finds out that each have their own unique voice to be heard! duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Sesame Street [#4703H] Abby Helps Clear Things Up Abby helps Prince Charming calm down so he doesn't feel anxious at the Eye Doctor's office. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4701] Be Kind to Your Worm Oscar participates in the Be Kind to Your Worm day activities because he knows it'll make his best friend Slimey happy. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 12:30 pm
    Super Why! [#126Z] Rumpelstiltskin Princess Pea's father is busy, busy, busy with no time to help her tie up her skates. What's a Princess to do? The Super Readers use their literacy powers to visit another Princess whose funny little helper, Rumpelstiltskin, is far too busy to help her spin straw into gold. The Super Readers may be able to guess Rumpelstiltskin's name but they won't be able to guess what will happen in this story! Educational Objectives: To learn about the importance of doing things yourself, build the alphabet, and identify the letters S-P-I-N. Young viewers will rhyme with "at" words, and use the power to read to change the story and save the day! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Peg + Cat [#106H] The Birthday Cake Problem/The Doohickey Problem The Birthday Cake Problem - Peg's Pizza Place. Peg and Cat make a rockin' birthday cake for Jonah and his friends the Teens, but first they need to figure out how old he is going to be. Primary Content: The teen numbers.
    The Doohickey Problem - The Purple Planet. When their space ship is smashed, Peg and Cat must reassemble its variously shaped parts, and retrieve sixteen stolen doohickeys. Primary Content: Patterns; Secondary Content: Shapes, the number 16.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Dinosaur Train [#127] Iggy Iguanodon/Shiny Can't Sleep Iggy Iguanodon - The Pteranodon family continues their World Tour and meets Iggy Iguanodon, a funny chap who shows them his unique way of walking while leading our family to some white cliffs where Dad is very excited to fish and dine! Shiny Can't Sleep - Shiny gets homesick while the Pteranodon family is away from home on their World Tour. She cannot sleep, so Mr. Pteranodon takes her around the Dinosaur Train and they observe the train at night and the activities of various nocturnal creatures. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#137] Castaway Carrot/Jet Can't Sleep After an afternoon on the Moon, Celery, Jet, and Sunspot discover, as they fly to Earth, that they have mistakenly left Carrot on the Moon! Then the saucer malfunctions and they receive news of a possible solar storm headed their way. In a nail-biter, Jet and Sunspot do a mid-outer space repair job - as per Celery's instructions -with Carrot comically adapting to the Moon environment. In the end, the saucer is fixed, Carrot is rescued, and the solar storm heads in the opposite direction of the Moon. / When a loud thunderstorm hits the neighborhood one evening, the Propulsions are woken up. They gather in the kitchen as the noisy storm rages on, and Jet is too excited to get back to sleep. Carrot, Celery, and Sunspot are sympathetic - they're in the same boat! During the night they all learn about Earth storms as compared to storms on other planets. And then they all try to get Jet to fall back asleep, a seemingly impossible task. They use more and more absurd methods, until Celery has a conventional Earthie solution: sing a lullaby. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17285H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12074] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23213H] (original air date 10/11/2017) A conversation with Bob Schieffer taped at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. His latest book is called "Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News."
    *We continue with Hari Sreenavasan of PBS NewsHour, here to discuss his 11-part series exploring the nation's opioid crisis.
    *We conclude with an interview and performance from indie musician Mac DeMarco.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36204] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17285H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#12074] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#801H] Updated Classics Sometimes it's hard to believe you can actually improve upon your favorite desserts but Martha proves you can. On today's show, Martha teaches us how to replace the usual ingredients with more wholesome substitutes in three updated classics: luscious rhubarb and raspberry rye crisps, as trendy as they are delicious, flaky buttermilk barley biscuits, and a lofty spelt layer cake lightened with whipped cream and berries. Recipes that are sure to become family favorites! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1219H] Los Arquitos Restaurant, Lavash Restaurant, Seven Hills This week we visit with a mom, pop and their 3 daughters for traditional Mexican fare in Vallejo at Los Arquitos Restaurant. Next we step into the saffron-hued dining room of San Francisco's Lavash Restaurant for classic Persian flavors. Finally, we step back to a previous episode to revisit the Italian flair found at Seven Hills Restaurant in San Francisco. duration 25:49   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Dickensian [#107H] Honoria is surprised at work by Amelia who reveals she wants to buy a wedding dress. With the loss of Hawdon still raw, Honoria is forced to model potential wedding dresses for her friend. She gently tries to warn Amelia that she has known Compeyson very briefly might she be rushing into this? But Amelia can't see beyond her own happiness. duration 57:11   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Dickensian [#108H] Hawdon secretly visits Honoria for a good luck kiss before his interview to achieve promotion - it seems everything is going their way. Frances successfully keeps the myth of Honoria visiting the country alive with both Sir Leicester and Amelia and tells Sir Leicester Honoria has written him a note which he will receive soon. duration 57:13   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Home Fires On Masterpiece [#4574H] Episode Two The Women's Institute is back, and the RAF arrives in town. Pat endures abuse. Alison's dog has a close call. The local doctor faces up to his fate. duration 55:01   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Great Fire [#104H] Episode 4 As the fire creeps close to the gunpowder-filled Tower of London, King Charles finally takes action. Sarah is recaptured and presented to the king as the fire's instigator. Thomas seeks Pepys' help to influence the king in her favor. duration 59:14   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#23214H] (original air date 10/12/2017) We begin with Katy Tur, correspondent for NBC News. Her new book, "Unbelievable," is about her time covering Donald Trump during his 2016 campaign.
    *Next, a conversation with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. about "Finding Your Roots."
    *We conclude with a look at "The Meyerowitz Stories" with director Noah Baumbach and actors Adam Sandler, Dustin Hoffman, and Elizabeth Marvel.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues! We are working to resolve a technical issue which has affected the Over The Air audio Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/5/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

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XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
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XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
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