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KQED 9: Saturday, December 23, 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.

Saturday, December 23, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#110H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4305] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    KQED NEWSROOM [#412H] Bay Area Innovators Manu Prakash Stanford University professor Manu Prakash was recognized with a prestigious MacArthur "genius grant" for his work as an inventor and physical biologist. Among his inventions is a microscope made out of paper that costs less than a dollar to make. Jose Qui?onez Financial services expert Jose Qui?onez was recognized with a prestigious MacArthur "genius grant" for his work as the founder and CEO of San Francisco-based Mission Asset Fund. His organization helps low-income individuals build good credit through a unique program that taps into informal models of community lending. Alice Brooks & Bettina Chen Alice Brooks and Bettina Chen met at Stanford University as engineering graduate students and went on to create a startup called Roominate. Their company makes award-winning building toys geared towards getting girls excited about STEM - science, technology, engineering and math. Komal Ahmad To young entrepreneur Komal Ahmad, hunger is not a problem of scarcity, but rather one of logistics. Her startup Copia combines mobile technology with an on-the-ground delivery network to redistribute excess food to those who need it the most. duration 27:48   STEREO
  • 1:30 am
    Washington Week [#5725] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Four Weddings and a Funeral [#1015H] (1994) The intermittent romance between a charming Englishman (Hugh Grant) and a beautiful American woman (Andie MacDowell) who always seem to run into each other at weddings. duration 1:57:54   STEREO TV14
  • 4:00 am
    Eric Idle's The Entire Universe Explore the history of the entire universe with Professor Brian Cox, a chorus of singers and dancers, show tunes, and guest stars Warwick Davis, Noel Fielding, Hannah Waddingham and Robin Ince in this comedic musical extravaganza. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Film School Shorts [#303H] On The Prowl App (American Film Institute) - Desperate to get funding for his groundbreaking new dating app, shy software developer Paul agrees to use the app to seduce a beautiful stranger, but his calculations backfire when he starts to feel a genuine connection. Directed by Alex Berman.
    Banana Trip (Florida State University) - Three South Korean college boys head to Florida for spring break, hoping to hook up with white girls. Directed by Hyungjik Lee.
    duration 28:54   STEREO TVPG-SL
  • 5:30 am
    Music Voyager [#802H] Atlanta: Atlanta Canvas Following the six degrees of separation ... one artist introduces viewers to the next, each showing the world their Atlanta, its strength of creative collaboration and camaraderie. Camille Love, the creative director for Art with the Mayor's Office, introduces viewers to artist Fahamu Pecou, who has created a name for his personalized expression in modernistic art; Famaou introduces DJ/Producer Kemit, considered a godfather of Atlanta's house music scene, who creates on screen his recordings of "Sounds of Atlanta"; Michael Haverty of 7 Stages Theatre shows his theater and performing arts venue in Atlanta; and finally Mark Jacob's of Elliott Street Deli & Pub introduces the film side of the Castleberry Hill neighborhood. duration 27:16   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    The Healing Mind with Dr. Martin Rossman Break the worry cycle and transform that energy into a positive force for a happy, healthier life. Using proven clinical techniques, this easy-to-use plan shows how to take control of your reactions to stress and anxiety. duration 1:28:31   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    I'll Have It My Way with Hattie Bryant As much as we all want to believe we can live forever, we all know deep down that it simply can't be true. From this program viewers learn that there are things each of us can do to live fully, all the way to the end. Anyone who is willing to take four simple steps now, while healthy, can minimize if not avoid entirely, the pain, suffering, confusion and disagreements that can arise when end-of-life healthcare wishes are not clearly spelled out. Americans need this information because 70% say they want to die peacefully surrounded by friends and family ... while actually 70% are dying in institutions surrounded by strangers. Few people choose to contemplate critical illness or the inevitability of death until their time comes. Because possibilities are rarely discussed, many people are unprepared or unable to make critical end-of-life decisions and spend their last days in over-medicalized and unnecessarily painful and protracted situations. Breaking through the taboo of discussing death, Hattie Bryant shows that we have choices. Inspired by the peaceful death her mother was almost denied, Bryant began gathering information from national experts in palliative care, geriatrics, oncology, bio-ethics, psychology, and spirituality. I'll Have It My Way credibly and passionately presents the case for personal responsibility in the healthcare, legal, and procedural decisions that all of us must make - if they are not to be made for us. By making our wishes known and communicating them effectively, we remove the burden from our loved ones of making our choices for us that will enable us to live our lives more fully to the end. I'll Have It My Way provides useful information and a thought-provoking four-step guide that takes the viewer on a journey of discovery to learn what a life well-lived means to them. duration 1:26:56   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Suze Orman's Financial Solutions for You We all have financial issues and problems. Suze Orman's latest special sharply focuses on her helping individual viewers "find financial solutions for you." As always, Suze's advice is based not just on numbers, but on a critical understanding of ourselves and our emotional needs. The special's central theme is that our financial decision-making should be guided by an understanding of "the goal of money." As Suze perceptively defines it: "The goal of money is to make you feel secure." Our financial solutions should work to fulfill that goal. In addition, Suze stresses the importance of making financial decisions that you feel comfortable with. Financial problems are caused when you do things with money that do not seem "right" to you, despite pressures and advice from others. duration 1:57:06   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1703H] Back to Basics Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate roasted bone-in chicken breasts. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews kitchen trash cans in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Elle Simone reveals the secrets to making the best baked potatoes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    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
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1218H] CALA, Moss Beach Distillery, Rocker Oysterfeller's Kitchen + Saloon Find elevated Mexican cuisine at CALA's in San Francisco where you'll find sustainable fish and high-end tacos and a philanthropic mission. Meanwhile, Moss Beach Distillery in San Mateo County, offers seafood, views and otherworldly cocktails! Then it's back to the Wild Wild West at Valley Ford's Rocker Oysterfeller's Kitchen + Saloon for oysters and southern comfort food. duration 25:47   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#509H] Weeknight Dinner Simple recipes are a must for weeknight dinners, and Lidia always looks for those that deliver a burst of flavor. In this episode, she shares some of her favorite quick weeknight dinner ideas. She starts with a sausage crostini, made of sweet Italian sausage topped with taleggio cheese. She then prepares a penne rigate in vodka sauce, an iconic creamy Italian American pasta dish, and then arugula salad with porcini mushroom and shavings of cheese. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Easy Yoga: The Secret to Strength and Balance with Peggy Cappy Muscle loss actually begins in your 30s (earlier than most of us might have guessed) and it continues at a rate of about 3% per decade without intervention. The good news is, according to Peggy Cappy, that yoga can come to the rescue. In this program, Peggy will show us how yoga can aid people who want to increase strength and mobility at any age. duration 58:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Eat Fat, Get Thin with Dr. Mark Hyman Many of us have long been told that fat makes us fat, contributes to heart disease, and generally erodes our health. Now a growing body of research is debunking our fat-phobia, revealing the health and weight-loss benefits of a higher fat diet rich in eggs, nuts, healthy oils, avocados, and other delicious super-foods.
    In this show, Dr. Mark Hyman introduces a new weight-loss and healthy living program based on the latest science and explain how eating fat can help promote weight loss and optimum health. Offering practical tools, meal plans, recipes, and shopping lists, as well as step-by-step, easy-to-follow advice, it's a cutting edge way to lose weight, prevent disease, and feel good.
    duration 1:56:32  
  • 4:00 pm
    Rick Steves' European Easter Taking you on a spring journey through Spain, Slovenia, Italy, and Greece, Rick Steves' European Easter celebrates this 2,000-year-old story in a variety of cultures. Ancient rituals of woolly beasts scaring away winter in Slovenia and elegant, masked Carnival parties in Venice are a prelude to the austerity of Lent. A few weeks later, Palm Sunday crowds fill St. Peter's Square in Rome, and the streets of Sevilla are packed as the Passion of Christ unfolds day by day through Holy Week. The despair of Good Friday gives way to Easter Sunday, when the joy of the Resurrection fills family gatherings, small-town festivals, and churches of every size all across Europe - just as spring floods the world with new life. You'll join villagers blessing olive branches and coming together in age-old processions, and you'll feel the emotion of this special time as Andalusians carry towering parade floats and Greek priests toss showers of flower petals. Exploring a rich and fascinating mix of traditions - from its pagan roots to its glorious finale - Rick Steves' European Easter sheds new light on this timeless holiday. duration 1:27:51  
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#851H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Age Reversed with Miranda Esmonde-White This program provides valuable insights on combating the physical signs and consequences of aging. Scientific, yet entertaining and accessible, the 3-part special shares practical information on slowing down and potentially reversing the aging process through exercise and other lifestyle choices.
    Charismatic Classical Stretch host Miranda Esmonde-White, a former National Ballet of Canada dancer, motivates viewers to stretch and strengthen their way to feeling and looking younger. Interviews with doctors and physiotherapists, testimonials from Classical Stretch enthusiasts ranging in age from 22 to 90, and clear explanations from Esmonde-White illustrate the damage caused by a sedentary lifestyle and the benefits of exercise at every stage of life.
    duration 1:26:53   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 pm
    Great Performances [#4110B] The Moody Blues: Days of Future Passed Live duration 1:56:52   STEREO
  • 9:30 pm
    Jesse Cook: Live In Concert This unique live concert experience featuring gorgeous visuals, innovative video projection and unparalleled musicianship. It was recorded live in concert at the Rose Theatre in Brampton, Ontario May 2012; platinum-selling guitar sensation Jesse Cook takes viewers on a musical journey of discovery with his blend of rumba, flamenco, and salsa guitar. duration 1:27:08   TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Mindfulness Goes Mainstream Explore the transformative power of mindfulness meditation-now embraced by millions of ordinary people-through expert opinions and interviews including singer Jewel, clothing designer Eileen Fisher and UMASS Center for Meditation's Jon Kabat-Zinn. duration 58:12   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:00 am
    Age Reversed with Miranda Esmonde-White This program provides valuable insights on combating the physical signs and consequences of aging. Scientific, yet entertaining and accessible, the 3-part special shares practical information on slowing down and potentially reversing the aging process through exercise and other lifestyle choices.
    Charismatic Classical Stretch host Miranda Esmonde-White, a former National Ballet of Canada dancer, motivates viewers to stretch and strengthen their way to feeling and looking younger. Interviews with doctors and physiotherapists, testimonials from Classical Stretch enthusiasts ranging in age from 22 to 90, and clear explanations from Esmonde-White illustrate the damage caused by a sedentary lifestyle and the benefits of exercise at every stage of life.
    duration 1:26:53   STEREO TVG
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    • Fremont Peak Tower Maintenance

      *UPDATE: The tower crew will work the Fremont peak tower as of 11am, Thursday, Nov 30th. We will need to lower power on KQET, Channel 25, to 25% at 10:30am through 4-5pm. Thank you for your patience!

    • 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!

    • 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

KQED 9, KQET

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.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

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
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

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