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KQED 9: Sunday, November 5, 2017

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

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Sunday, November 5, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Revolutionaries [#501] Believer Author David Axelrod The strategist who masterminded Obama's historic election campaigns, and their breakthrough use of technology, opens up about his years as a young journalist, political consultant, and ultimately senior adviser to the president. duration 54:09   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1211H] Mandalay, Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill, Pho Vi Hoa A sunshine yellow building houses a cozy spot with an array of traditional Burmese dishes at Mandalay in San Francisco. Next, we visit Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill in Menlo Park for island flavors with steel drums, brightly painted murals and smiling faces. On our last stop, we cruise down to Los Altos for classic Vietnamese specialties at Pho Vi Hoa. duration 25:02   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Film School Shorts [#509H] Magical Beasts From the coast of Ireland to Norway's dense forest to a young girl's imagination - magical beasts lurk in the shadows: Theodora by Mike Makowsky, Vilt Gutt by Dawson Taylor, and Salt by Ugla Hauksdottir. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    West Side Story [#1043H] (1961) This musical adaptation of Romeo and Juliet features two rival street gangs battling for territory in 1950s New York City. Tragedy strikes when former Jets leader Tony (Richard Beymer) falls for Maria (Natalie Wood), the sister of Sharks' leader Bernardo (George Chakiris). The cast also features Russ Tamblyn as current Jets leader Riff, and Rita Moreno as Maria's best friend Anita. Directed by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise, and score by Leonard Bernstein, the film won 10 of its 11 Oscar Nominations. duration 2:27:25   TVM
  • 4:30 am
    Cilla [#101H] Young typist, Priscilla White, sings with local Liverpool bands at the famed Cavern Club as the Mersey Beat music scene explodes in the early 1960's. She falls for Bobby Willis, but in her desperation to become a star she elbows him aside. Then, a failed audition for the Beatles' manager Brian Epstein leaves her frustrated and distraught. duration 59:20   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:30 am
    Erma Bombeck: Legacy of Laughter This program examines the extraordinary life and career of the beloved American humorist (1927-1996), whose honest tales of domestic life gave voice to millions of homemakers. Archival photographs, video clips and personal memorabilia trace Bombeck's life, from her childhood during the Great Depression to her work as a women's rights activist. The program is interspersed with uplifting and humorous interviews with Erma's family, friends and colleagues, including a touching on-camera introduction and narration by her neighbor and friend, former talk-show host Phil Donahue. It also features readings from some of Bombeck's best columns, and documents her continuing impact on readers, parents and writers today. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Thomas & Friends [#1007H] Spooky Charms The Phantom Express - James tries to scare Percy by telling him that there's a ghost at Ulfstead Castle. Stephen reassures Percy that there is no such thing as ghosts, but James comes to the castle to try to scare them. Percy and Stephen end up falling into the moat! When James hears them whistling, he believes his own story and scares himself! Percy's Lucky Day - After a couple of mishaps, Percy feels like he has too much bad luck. Stephen lends Percy a lucky charm which helps him regain his confidence. But when Percy realizes that he doesn't have the charm with him, he has to find the confidence to help pull Bill and Ben back onto the rails without it. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#141H] Aye Aye!/Trick Or Treat * Aye Aye! - Nick and Sally are making Halloween masks, but they want to make them really scary. Cat takes them to meet Aiya, the Aye Aye, in the forest of Spookywoowoo. Aiya shows them, that even though he may look scary - his big ears, huge eyes and long fingers help him to find food. And now Nick and Sally know just how to make their masks scary!
    * Trick or Treat - It's Halloween! The Cat in the Hat takes Sally and Nick trick or treating - his way! Around the world they go, meeting three new friends who teach them each of the tricks they do and share the treats that they like to eat. Back at home Nick and Sally are ready to go trick or treating, with plenty of new tricks to share!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Arthur and the Haunted Tree House This Halloween is sure to be the spookiest ever for Arthur and his friends. While trick-or-treating, Francine meets an elderly woman with a very mysterious past, while Binky finds himself at Mr. Ratburn's amazing haunted house (that's scarier than math class!). And as for Arthur, Buster, and Ladonna? Their tree house sleepover seems to be haunted? but by what? duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest Halloween's almost here! Hang onto your hats! It's George's first Halloween in the country, and Bill tells him and Allie about the Legend of No Noggin -- a spooky tale about a hat-kicking scarecrow who haunts the countryside on Halloween. But is the legend really real? George and Allie are determined to find out by taking a picture of No Noggin in hat-kicking action. But first George needs to figure out what he's going to be for Halloween so he can win the costume contest at the town Boo Festival. Will George's quest for the perfect costume interfere with his quest for the truth? Only the curious will find out! duration 58:46   STEREO TVY
  • 9:00 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About Halloween! The Cat in the Hat takes Nick and Sally on the craziest Halloween ride filled with howlers and shockers and scary fandangles, big laughs and music and fun from all angles! Their fright-filled adventure takes them deep into the Oooky-ma-kooky Closet where Nick and Sally discover the very best Halloween costumes ever. duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Moveable Feast with Fine Cooking [#510H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Julia Child - Cooking with Master Chefs [#104] Lidia Bastianich Lidia Bastianich is the chef and co-owner, with her husband, of Felidia in New York City, among other restaurants. In her home kitchen in Queens, New York, Lidia prepares Risotto with Wild Mushrooms and Orecchiette (little ears) Pasta with Broccoli di Rape and Sweet Sausage. Her tips for cooking and serving pasta and risotto make for a perfect dish every time. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Simply Ming [#1501H] Carla Hall It's time to go crazy for coconut this week with Carla Hall, co-host of the Emmy-award winning television show "The Chew" and owner of her own Southern restaurant in Brooklyn. This week, Carla joins Ming in his loft to make her fragrant calaloo - a crab and coconut spinach soup - and cassava in coconut sauce. Then, Ming counters with a creamless watercress soup with honey apple salsa and coconut shrimp. Soup's On this week on Simply Ming. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Mind of A Chef, The [#316H] Faviken After a long winter, the arrival of spring awakens the delicate flavors of young herbs and fungi. The sun remains perched in the sky until midnight, the temperature climbs, and life returns to the once barren landscape. This episode takes advantage of this brief window of time to explore the ingredients of spring in Sweden. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1718H] Elegant Fall Dinner Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the best Tuscan-style roast pork with garlic and rosemary. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews wine accessories in the Equipment Corner. Then, test cook Becky Hays reveals the secrets to making the perfect farro salad with asparagus, sugar snap peas, and tomatoes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Cook's Country [#910H] Southern Stews Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a regional classic, Brunswick stew. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of brown rice. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for shrimp tools. And finally, test cook Erin McMurrer reveals the steps to making the best shrimp and grits at home. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1211H] Mandalay, Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill, Pho Vi Hoa A sunshine yellow building houses a cozy spot with an array of traditional Burmese dishes at Mandalay in San Francisco. Next, we visit Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill in Menlo Park for island flavors with steel drums, brightly painted murals and smiling faces. On our last stop, we cruise down to Los Altos for classic Vietnamese specialties at Pho Vi Hoa. duration 25:02   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Steven Raichlen's Project Smoke [#313H] Project Smoke Road Trip Hitching post red oak grilled rib chop; Grilled whelk kebabs, with fresh herbs and olive oil; Steak and bean nachos. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Martha Bakes [#613H] Press-In Crusts Join Martha as she makes three press-in crust desserts, including classic cheesecake with a beautiful apricot finish and chocolate cream tart. Don't miss what makes her Atlantic Beach tart so special. Just one hint... it involves crackers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#212H] Spice Up Your Life When Claudine comes to visit, Jacques wants to spend the day with his daughter and granddaughter so he turns to his pressure cooker to prepare a Lamb Curry in half the time and serves it over Rice with Raisins. To begin the meal, Jacques manages to stretch four ounces of sea scallops into a dish serving four people in the form of Scallop Pancakes on Boston Salad -- the smell of the pancakes as they cook make it impossible for them to resist sharing the first ones straight out of the pan. For the finale, Jacques transforms a tortilla and a can of apricots into a beautiful and delicious Crisp Apricot. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#709H] Pasta in a Pan Leftovers are a blessing, not a curse, when Sara transforms them with these simple recipes. Leftover spaghetti gets a delicious new life with bacon, eggs and breadcrumbs. Yesterday's roast chicken becomes todays comforting tomato chicken and tortilla soup. Yum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#405H] Italy's Amalfi Coast Just south of Naples we'll experience the breath-taking Amalfi Coastline, the trendy resort of Positano, the limoncello charms of Sorrento, the ancient Greek temples at Paestum, and the iridescent Blue Grotto hidden beneath the enchanting isle of Capri. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#2128H] Our 50 States 1 Celebrate America's hidden treasures from all 50 states in part one of this two-hour special, with finds such as a Thomas Hart Benton oil on tin, a Kentucky sugar chest, and a 1960 inscribed To Kill a Mockingbird. Which is valued at $125,000? duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#505H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#838H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations [#110H] James Gorman David Rubenstein interviews James Gorman, Morgan Stanley CEO. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#201H] The Very Fortunate Daniel Handler Though his neighbors call him Daniel Handler, you're more likely to know him as Lemony Snicket, the prolific author of the wildly popular children's books, A Series of Unfortunate Events. Lisa Hannigan: Stalking the Muse - After a decade of non-stop creativity, singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan came face to face, and then overcame, the horrors of the blank page. Nina Chanel is Selling Out (In a Good Way) - Nina Chanel Abney's gift was obvious from an early age. Now, she's on her own waiting list for a painting. duration 26:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 7:00 pm
    Masterpiece Classic [#4441H] The Paradise, Season 2 - Part 1 Moray is relishing fashion and life in Paris, while also pining away for Denise, back at The Paradise. One day they will be together, he ardently promises, but the reality is that The Paradise faces an uncertain financial future, and the couple's devotion seems destined to be tested.
    Fate reunites Denise and Moray, but under the regime of Katherine and her new husband Tom Weston, the owners of The Paradise. What evolves is an uneasy alliance, complicated by passions from the past and conflicting ambitions for what's ahead. Will The Paradise - and true love - triumph once again?
    duration 53:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    The Durrells In Corfu Season 2 On Masterpiece [#4757#] Larry is back home recovering from the mumps. Aunt Hermione arrives with a spiritualist friend who promises to get in touch with Louisa's dead husband. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Poldark Season 3 On Masterpiece [#4744#] Season 3, Episode: Six Rev. Whitworth puts Morwenna through the tortures of the damned. Aunt Agatha and George cross swords in their deadliest match yet. Demelza has an admirer who owes his life to Ross. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Collection On Masterpiece [#4751#] On a weekend at his partner's chateau, Paul expels unwelcome guests. Charlotte makes her move. Nina shames Billy. Claude chastens Caesar. Back in Paris, Victor meets Dominique and tragedy ensues. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 11:00 pm
    MN Original [#109H] Using innumerable vintage beads, artist Gail Be fashions intricate women's clothing, including a wedding gown with an 18.5 foot train. Home improvement projects were the impetus for Patrick Pryor's experimental painting techniques in his latest body of work. Siblings J.D., Fred, Jearlyn, Jevetta and Billy Steele have been entertaining audiences around the world for decades. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 pm
    Film School Shorts [#509H] Magical Beasts From the coast of Ireland to Norway's dense forest to a young girl's imagination - magical beasts lurk in the shadows: Theodora by Mike Makowsky, Vilt Gutt by Dawson Taylor, and Salt by Ugla Hauksdottir. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Austin City Limits [#4305H] Miranda Lambert Enjoy a show-stopping hour with country superstar Miranda Lambert in her third ACL appearance. The CMA- and Grammy-winning singer and songwriter delivers a powerful performance of hits and songs from her acclaimed LP The Weight of These Wings. 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!

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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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      (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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