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KQED 9: Saturday, January 13, 2018

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

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Saturday, January 13, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#125] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    BBC World News On PBS [#102H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    KQED NEWSROOM [#512H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 1:30 am
    Washington Week [#5728] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Changing Face of.... The Queen For six decades, the face of Queen Elizabeth II has been the most familiar symbol of United Kingdom, appearing on British currency and at all major national events. Whether clad in tweed or the crown jewels, she's instantly recognizable as one of the most iconic women in the world. By examining the way the Queen's royal image and wardrobe have changed over the course of her life, the documentary THE CHANGING FACE OF... THE QUEEN tells the story of the royal family - and Great Britain itself - in the modern era. duration 47:07   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song is a PBS music special featuring an all-star tribute to singer and songwriter Tony Bennett, the 2017 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The special tapes November 15, 2017 at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C., and will premiere January 2018 on PBS. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:30 am
    Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration She "turned the world on with her smile" on The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show and countless movie roles. This special features dozens of classic clips plus comments from Betty White, Ed Asner, Valerie Harper, Cloris Leachman, Gavin MacLeod, John Amos, Carl Reiner, Dick Van Dyke, and Mary Tyler Moore herself. Plus, Oprah Winfrey recounts Mary Tyler Moore's critical role in inspiring Oprah - and millions of others - as TV's first independent career woman. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:30 am
    Music Voyager [#804H] Peru: Paracas Co-host Alvaro takes Jacob into the desert of Paracas to follow the Nazca Lines, explore the origins of Afro-Peruvian music, the Peruvian Galapagos, and the soft white sand dunes of Paracas. duration 26:41   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Splash and Bubbles: One Big Ocean In the first SPLASH AND BUBBLES movie event, the Reeftown kids catch the currents and embark on an epic journey across the sea to help a friendly young turtle. Along the way they learn that all creatures are interconnected and how even a small gesture can greatly affect the friends and neighbors who share the one big ocean they call home. duration 58:46   SRND51 TVY
  • 7:00 am
    Ric Edelman's The Truth About Your Future In the program, Edelman makes the information accessible to average viewers, and provides a road map for them to achieve their goals. Viewers will be inspired by the rapidly evolving technological changes they face, and will also be inspired to make actionable decisions based on the information they receive. duration 1:56:24   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Eat to Live with Joel Fuhrman, MD Cut through the hype and get the facts you need to lose weight and lower blood pressure and cholesterol without drugs. Dr. Fuhrman provides the latest research that sets you on the path to recovery even if you have diabetes or pre-diabetes. duration 1:52:50   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1801H] Grown Up Comfort Classics Hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison unlock the secrets to simple stovetop macaroni and cheese. In the Equipment Corner, expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for large saucepans, and gadget critic Lisa McManus reviews lid holders. Science expert Dan Souza explains the proper way to use a whisk, and test cook Becky Hays makes host Julia Collin Davison the perfect turkey meatloaf with ketchup-brown sugar glaze. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Cook's Country [#901H] Badger State Favorites Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make a regional classic, spicy cheese bread. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of sharp cheddar cheese. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for dish drying racks. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to old-fashioned vanilla frozen custard. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1101H] The Hummingbird, Sumika and Orexi Our first stop is a charming Creole inspired spot where classic New Orleans dishes and fresh California ingredients come together for breakfast, lunch and brunch at The Hummingbird in Fairfax. Next, we venture to the South Bay for Japanese fare with steaming bowls of rice and noodles and modern plates of grilled morsels at Sumika in Los Altos. Lastly, it's the Mediterranean island flavors of Greece, served up in a contemporary version of the traditional taverna that tempt us at Orexi Restaurant in San Francisco. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#512H] Cold Weather Comforts When it's cold outside Lidia's kitchen kicks into high gear. The oven is on and the stovetop is always lit. On today's menu, she prepares her turkey meatloaf with mushroom sauce - a real family favorite that is smothered in mushroom sauce. Vin Brule is a mulled wine infused with warm spices. It's the perfect choice to warm up on a cold night. Barley, kale and butternut squash risotto is a colorful, delicious risotto dish that uses barley instead of rice, adding a nutty earthiness that will leave your guests begging for more. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 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
  • 2:30 pm
    Victor Borge: 100 Years of Music & Laughter! This special, narrated by Rita Rudner, features Borge's funniest and most memorable skits - a truly unparalleled collection not to be missed. Victor always said that, "a smile is the shortest distance between people."
    Hailed as a child prodigy, Victor Borge began his performing career with a piano debut in 1926 at the age of 17. For 8 decades he was never out of the spotlight. "The Great Dane" of comedy, as the beloved international humorist and musician was known, was celebrated across the world for his unique blend of comedy and music.
    Don't miss his one-liners, falls, double takes, his mastery of piano variations and his outrageous stage antics. Victor Borge has been recognized as one of the funniest performers the world has ever known. The program contains such classic comedy bits as the timeless "Phonetic Punctuation," "Inflationary Language," "Autumn Leaves" with Robert Merrill, "The Opera Singer" with Marylyn Mulvey and many more.
    duration 1:28:34   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Great Performances [#3813B] Pavarotti: A Voice for the Ages Like Enrico Caruso before him, Luciano Pavarotti extended his presence far beyond the limits of Italian opera. Quickly establishing his trademark rich sound as the greatest male operatic voice of the 20th century, he expanded his reach to stadium concerts and pop collaborations which brought him fame beyond measure. Audiences adored his larger than life personality, childlike charm, generous figure, and happy go lucky style. This program celebrates the 50th anniversary since his career debut in Amsterdam, Vienna, Zurich and finally London where he substituted for the ailing Giuseppe di Stefano as Rodolfo in La Boheme.
    Even today, it is his powerful sound with its natural grace and brilliant color which still leads many to consider him the world's greatest voice. It is Pavarotti who brought opera to the masses and made football fans worldwide fall in love with "Nessun dorma." This program includes that hit and other beloved arias from La Boheme, Rigoletto and Aida; Neapolitan songs in arrangements by Henry Mancini including "Mamma" and "O Sole Mio"; favorite sacred songs like "Ave Maria" and "O Holy Night"; as well as popular duets with Bono, Sting and Eric Clapton.
    duration 1:22:35   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#857H] Fighting Continues In Ukraine With many issues straining U.S. relations with Russia, one of the most contentious centers around the country of Ukraine. This eastern European nation, the second largest in Europe, shares a border with Russia and only gained its independence from the former Soviet Union in 1991. But a nearly four-year conflict in Ukraine between the government and pro-Russian separatists has claimed 10,000 lives and inflamed tensions between the U.S. and Russia not seen since the Cold War. Last month U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called the situation in Ukraine the single most difficult obstacle to establishing normal relations with Russia. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Christopher Livesay went there to find out why. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#205] Ruebin Margolin Loves Making Waves The kinetic sculptures of Ruebin Margolin are extraordinary mechanical attempts to evoke the natural world. Jennifer Higdon: Carefully Composed - Jennifer Higdon is among the most performed living composers in the world today-but don't get her started on those old dead guys. Chemi Rosado-Seijo: No Comply 180 - The art of skater and painter Chemi Rosado-Seijo is founded in community activism. He is an agent for change in places where creative expression may be low on the list of priorities for survival. Finding Sara Rahbar - Sara Rahbar has spent a lifetime looking for the antidote to her existential angst. It turns out that the work itself is the cure. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 pm
    Andrea Bocelli - Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special Hear the international superstar, special guests and conductor Zubin Mehta in a once-in-a-lifetime concert at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy. Join host Chad Smith and Bocelli for tours of the tenor's Tuscan villa and the city of Florence. duration 1:21:11   STEREO
  • 8:00 pm
    Saturday Night Movie [#1003H] Sunset Boulevard (1950) Hack screenwriter Joe (William Holden) moves in with Hollywood has-been Norma (Gloria Swanson) and her chauffeur, Max (Erich von Stroheim). duration 1:50:18   TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Saturday Night Movie [#1003H] Sunset Boulevard (1950) Hack screenwriter Joe (William Holden) moves in with Hollywood has-been Norma (Gloria Swanson) and her chauffeur, Max (Erich von Stroheim). duration 1:50:18   TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Articulate with Jim Cotter [#205] Ruebin Margolin Loves Making Waves The kinetic sculptures of Ruebin Margolin are extraordinary mechanical attempts to evoke the natural world. Jennifer Higdon: Carefully Composed - Jennifer Higdon is among the most performed living composers in the world today-but don't get her started on those old dead guys. Chemi Rosado-Seijo: No Comply 180 - The art of skater and painter Chemi Rosado-Seijo is founded in community activism. He is an agent for change in places where creative expression may be low on the list of priorities for survival. Finding Sara Rahbar - Sara Rahbar has spent a lifetime looking for the antidote to her existential angst. It turns out that the work itself is the cure. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    Andrea Bocelli - Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special Hear the international superstar, special guests and conductor Zubin Mehta in a once-in-a-lifetime concert at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy. Join host Chad Smith and Bocelli for tours of the tenor's Tuscan villa and the city of Florence. duration 1:21:11   STEREO
Saturday, January 13, 2018

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