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KQED Plus: Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Channels 9.2 •  54.1, 25.2 | XFINITY 10 and HD 710

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3132] Tavis talks with law professor Edwin Smith, foreign relations law expert, who weighs in on the fallout from the NSA leaks, Edward Snowden and US surveillance. Tavis also talks with banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck. The groundbreaking banjoist reflects on a career of defying labels and demonstrates his talent with a performance of a track featured on his CD, "The Imposter." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    ImageMakers [#1010H] Innocence Lost CROSSING SALWEEN - Ireland
    Along the Thailand border in Eastern Burma, nine-year-old Ko Reh finds herself orphaned after the massacre of her village and family by the military junta. She must now make the arduous journey with the help of a mysterious stranger to the Salween River that separates the horrors of Burma from the safety of Thailand. Will her late father's enduring love and promise of assistance from a forest spirit be enough to shepherd her across the river where so many others have fallen? Written and directed by Brian O'Malley and based on a short story by Gary Moore. Principal cast: Ronnachai Wijitto, Thanawut Kedsaro, and Danai Thiengtham. The little girl (Ronnachai) is a refugee. What is also amazing is the she had never acted before and beat out many trained actors for the role.
    FENCES - Australia
    Eight-year-old Lucas' father is a forensic crime scene detective. He argues with his ex-wife to look after Lucas while called to a crime scene, but she's too busy. Forced to take the boy, will Lucas stay put in the car or will he discover what his daddy does for a living? Directed by Tim Dean. Principal cast: Trent Heath, Brett Swain, Nicole Nabout, and Victoria Eagger.
    duration 27:39   STEREO TVPGV
  • 1:00 am
    Revolutionaries [#303H] Chroniclers of Technology After covering the stunning ups and dramatic downs of major tech companies like Facebook, Apple, and IBM, journalists (and friends) David Kirkpatrick, Steven Levy and John Markoff have some fascinating stories to tell. Computer History Museum CEO John Hollar moderates. duration 54:14   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 am
    Nova scienceNOW [#504H] How Smart Are Animals? How well can we understand what's going on in the brains of non-human animals? Do our pets - like dogs - have the same feelings we do? How smart are animals really? duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Nova scienceNOW [#605H] What Are Animals Thinking? Have you ever wondered what's going on inside an Animal's head? How do they see the world -- and us? Is your dog really feeling guilty when it gives you that famous "guilty look?" Do pigeon brains possess "superpowers" that allow them to find their way home across hundreds of unfamiliar miles? David Pogue meets -- and competes -- with a menagerie of smart critters that challenge preconceived notions about what makes "us" different from "them" expanding our understanding of how animals really think. duration 55:16   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 am
    Shelter Me [#102H] Let's Go Home This episode features stories about shelter pets that went from rescued to rescuer.The first story is about our hero firefighters who use shelter dogs for search-and-rescue. These teams have been to the World Trade Center and helped look for survivors in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Rita, Superstorm Sandy and the Joplin tornadoes. When a disaster strikes and people are buried, these search dogs will be the first on the scene to save you. We follow individuals who have adopted shelter dogs and are now volunteering at a hospital. These once-forgotten dogs are helping people heal by bringing comfort to patients and their families, not to mention joy to doctors and nurses. We also show a dramatic rescue of homeless puppies, an innovative spay/neuter clinic and a family adopting a beautiful cat at an animal shelter. duration 57:58   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Shelter Me [#103H] Second Chances This episode shows how these pets improve people's lives when given the opportunity. The first story is about incarcerated juveniles whose lives are changed by their interaction and connection with shelter dogs. The detention center is adjacent to a public animal shelter. Dogs are paired up with the kids who are then responsible for training and taking care of them 24/7. The dogs are then adopted by people in the community at a ceremony inside the prison. The kids are forever changed. They learn empathy, responsibility and other life skills.
    Renowned street poet, Steve Connell, performs an original piece about shelters being a place of hello, not a place of goodbye. This moving piece, filmed in an empty shelter, shows a world of possibilities when people get involved with their local shelters.
    We conclude this powerful episode with a professional photographer teaching volunteers and the public how to take a great picture of a shelter pet. This fun, upbeat segment shows why taking great photos can make all the difference in getting people to visit their local shelter and adopt a new family member.
    duration 57:07   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Zoboomafoo [#108] Snowy Day It's the snowstorm of the century and Martin and Chris race into Animal Junction to find Zoboo waiting for them. The arrival of one cold macaque, a Japanese snow monkey, gets the gang trying to figure out how exactly to warm up their visitor. Jackie and the Animal Helpers are shoveling a path in the deep snow for animals that have a hard time maneuvering through it. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Thomas & Friends [#907] Winter Surprise Emily's Winter Party Special - Emily is given the task of finding Sir Topham Hatt's missing hat. If successful, she will be given the prestigious and coveted job of pulling the Winter Party Train. Emily is so busy boasting to the other engines she completely forgets to look for the hat. By the time she realizes her mistake, night has fallen and Emily's chances of finding anything have slipped away. Or so it seems. Salty's Surprise - It is winter holiday party time and Salty tells the other engines that he just likes a good story and not presents. Edward is still determined to find Salty a present. Edward finds all different kinds of presents for Salty but Salty says thank you, but no thank you to each present. Edward is worried. Then, Salty points out that Edward has given him a story - which is, for him, the best Winter Holiday Present of all! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4420H] 3 Cheers for Us Zoe, Elmo, Telly, and Slimey are the Sesame Street Cheerleaders - they just need to find someone to cheer for. Educational Objective: Emotional Development duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Clifford's Puppy Days [#118] A Promise Is A Promise/Share and Share Alike * A Promise is a Promise" - Evan promises to give Emily Elizabeth skateboarding lessons, but repeatedly breaks their plans when the captain of the basketball team, Bill Mazer, invites him to play ball. Evan learns the importance of keeping a promise.
    * Share and Share Alike - The Community Center is having a book drive and the student who collects the most books will win a full set of Sarah Solver mysteries. Determined to win, Nina comes up with the perfect action plan for her and her teammates, Emily Elizabeth and Shun. But when the big day comes, she comes down with a bad cold and is unable to participate. Using Nina's plan, Shun and Emily Elizabeth set out without her and end up winning the set of mystery books. In the end, they realize that it was Nina's plan that enabled them to collect the record number of books, and they decide to share the prize with her.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Clifford The Big Red Dog [#213] Special T-Bone/Jetta's Sneak Peek Special T-Bone - Clifford's Big Idea: Believe in Yourself When Emily Elizabeth starts work on a project titled "What Makes Me Special," it gets all the dogs thinking about what makes them special. T-Bone isn't quite sure, but soon discovers that he has a special gift for making others feel good. Jetta's Sneak Peek - Clifford's Big Idea: Be Respectful Jetta can't resist reading Emily Elizabeth's journal, but soon learns that it's important to respect someone's privacy. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Sid the Science Kid [#213] A Rainbow Every Day! After a rainstorm, the sun comes out and Sid spots a big rainbow in the sky. He races inside to tell his parents, but by the time he brings them outside to see it, the rainbow is gone. Sid and his friends investigate rainbows at school where they discover that rainbows can only form when light passes through water droplets. (Educational objective - Rainbows) duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    WordWorld [#301] A String's The Thing/J-J-Jelly A String's the Thing - After Duck accidentally turns on Frog's new cake frosting machine, the WordFriends must find the right "ing" word to stop it from covering WordWorld in delicious frosting. J-J-Jelly - Pig asks Bear and Sheep to help him make jars for the jelly pumping from his jelly machine. However, when they aren't able to make jars fast enough, the kitchen quickly begins filling up with the purple, oozy treat! Only by working together are the friends able to find a way to contain all of the jiggling jelly. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Curious George [#702H] We Otter Be Friends/Sir George and the Dragon * We Otter Be Friends - After an otter swims away with Mr. Quint's boat keys, a stranded George tries everything he can to retrieve them. But the otter is a faster swimmer, a quicker runner, and a better hider than George. Can George out-otter the otter and get the keys back?
    * Sir George and the Dragon - George is starring in his first play. Under the hot stage lights, George falls asleep and dreams he's a guarding a medieval castle! Can the clever monkey figure out how to keep Dragon Charkie out of the castle and be the hero of the play?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 10:30 am
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#206] Manatees and Mermaids/The Last Chocolate Manatees and Mermaids - Sally and Nick are pretending to swim, but why not go for a real swim asks the Cat! Off to the Glippydrippy Gulf to meet Matilda the Manatee and her son Marlin. Matilda and Marlon teach their guests how to swim slowly and gracefully. Until they hear the sound of a boat motor! Those can be dangerous for manatees, but luckily the Cat, Nick and Sally help their new friends to stay safe. And when they get back home, Nick and Sally will be sure to tell everyone to "Slow down for manatees!" The Last Chocolate - Only two chocolates left in the whole box, what a great present for Nick and Sally's Moms. That is until The Cat excitedly eats them! Oh no! How are they going to find more chocolate to give to their moms? Why a trip to visit Princess Lottachoca in the Cocoalicious Forest will help them! There, the Princess teaches Nick and Sally the chocolate-making song and they help to pick the beans, roast them, and to heat the juice and add sugar. And then, pouring the hot liquid into moulds of any shape. Now that the chocolate has cooled, it's time to go home and surprise their moms! Educational Objective: The process of how chocolate is made from the humble cocoa bean - by picking the beans, drying them, roasting them and then crushing them to get the juice, then adding sugar while you heat it, pour it into a mould and cool it. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Super Why! [#205] King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti It's dinner time at Whyatt's house but things are not going well! He's perplexed when Mom and Dad say that what's on his plate isn't healthy. To find out why, the reading superheroes fly into the story King Eddie Who Loved Spaghetti and encounter a wacky king who only wants to eat one thing - spaghetti! As the super readers convince King Eddie taste new foods, Whyatt learns there's more to dinner than he had originally thought! Educational Objectives: To learn about healthy eating. Kids will uncover the alphabet, practice the magic of spelling, learn what the word "ripe" means, and use the power to read to change the story. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#138H] The Amazing Michelinoceras Brothers/Dads' Day Out The Amazing Michelinoceras Brothers - The Pteranodon family travels deep underwater on the Dinosaur Train to view two backwards-bounding brothers named Max and Mitch Michelinoceras. The kids are delighted to see that Max and Mitch put on a synchronized swimming show. Dads' Day Out - Buddy, Tiny, and Mr. Pteranodon join Annie Tyrannosaurus and Leroy Lambeosaurus and their dads for a Dads' Day at the Big Pond. It's all fun and games until it starts to rain, and they all have to take cover in a cave they've never noticed before. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Sesame Street [#4309H] Practice Makes Proud Elmo is ready to play basketball. He has his special basketball shirt to wear, his special basketball to play with, and a healthy snack to give him energy. Abby appears and says that she can be Elmo's fairy godmother and help him with all sorts of stuff. Elmo begins playing basketball but keeps missing the hoop. This happens a few times, and soon Elmo gets frustrated. As Elmo's fairy godmother, Abby turns the basketball into a magic ball, and when Elmo throws it to the basket, it goes in! He throws the ball again and again, and scores every time! Elmo is happy that he keeps getting the basketball in the hoop, but he feels like he is missing something. Leela passes by and helps Elmo figure out what feeling he is missing. To do this, she asks Abby to turn the magic ball back into a regular basketball. Leela gives Elmo some pointers about how to play basketball. Elmo doesn't score a basket right away, but after much practice, he scores! He did it all by himself and feels proud, the feeling he was missing all along. duration 58:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Barney & Friends [#1201] Way to Go! A Travel Adventure Inspired by Daniel's trip the next day, Baby Bop wants to go on a trip of her own! With the help of Barney, and their imaginations, Baby Bop, Riff, and the kids have fun exploring all types of travel using cardboard boxes. Their grand finale ends up being on a cardboard cruise ship sailing "over the ocean blue." duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:30 pm
    Caillou [#520] Caillou Shows Responsibility Borrowed Book: Miss Martin agrees to loan Caillou a preschool book, as long as he promises to take good care of it. Caillou agrees, but when he returns home he soon realizes the book is gone. Oh no! He lost it! Feeling badly, Caillou goes to great lengths to recreate the book - only to find out he left it in the preschool's playground. Educational Objective: Owning up to ones mistakes; responsibility. Fixing Mr. Bones: When Leo accidentally breaks Mr. Bones (Miss Martin's model skeleton) he hides the evidence and tries to get Caillou to help him put Mr. Bones back together - with disastrous results. Admitting their mistake enables Daddy to help the boys put Mr. Bones back together properly - only to learn Mr. Bones is supposed to come apart! Educational Objective: Admitting mistakes. Cailloodles: Jeffrey and Jason are having fun making up silly names for their classmates. But they don't realize they're hurting others' feelings. Caillou isn't sure what to do - until a chat with Daddy inspires him to speak up and tell Jeffrey and Jason how he feels. When the twins realize their jokes aren't funny to everyone, they decide to stick to calling each other names. Educational Objective: The importance of speaking up; the negative impact of name-calling. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Thomas & Friends [#810] Being Useful Kevin the Steamie - Kevin decides that he wants to be able to shunt like a Steamie so he can join in a game of Bish, Bash, Bosh with Thomas and Percy. The game is about shunting oil drums. While Kevin is practicing his shunting, he causes chaos in the Steam Works. An oil drum bashes into Emily's wheels and causes a scratch, another drum bangs under Spencer's buffers, and then another drum bashes into Victor and he is covered in goo. Kevin realizes that it's great being a crane and he doesn't need to learn to shunt. Kevin fixes Emily, Spencer and Victor and then invents a new game to play with Percy and Thomas called Hide and Peep! Fiery Flynn - Flynn tries to impress Devious Diesel who tells Flynn that he is not a busy fire engine. Flynn starts to put out fires that don't actually exist. He tries to save Edward when it's actually Thomas' firebox on fire. This leads to the Diesels calling him Fumbling Flynn! Flynn approaches Thomas and just as he is about to put out the fire in his firebox, his water runs out. Flynn asks the Diesels to help him. The Diesels carry buckets of water and Thomas' firebox is saved. The next time Devious Diesel teases Flynn he knows not to react and wait for a proper emergency. This time Flynn puts out a proper fire at the Quarry. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Bob the Builder [#704H] Compromise & Competition Scrambler's Best Idea - The machines wonder whose idea will win the school playtime build competition. Scrambler is sure his tree house idea is the best! When the winner is announced, Roley's Timber Trail, Scrambler can't believe it! He decides to build his tree house on his own! Scrambler sneaks off to search for the perfect tree for his tree house, and comes across the materials for the Timber Trail. Surely no one will notice if he takes just a little? Scrambler tries to build his tree house but it's much harder than he thought. The Timber Trail is almost finished but there are some things missing! Scrambler sees how upset Roley is and it's his fault! Scrambler tells Roley the truth and suggests that they could make it into a living area for the children! What a great idea! Start from Scratch - Before the team heads off to fix the old stand at the soccer field, Scoop shows Scratch how to kick a soccer ball. Bob is impressed with Scoop's skills and Scratch wants to impress Bob too! Bob puts the job stages into the right order and they get to work. Scratch finishes his part of the job early so he can practice with the soccer ball. Soon the job grinds to a halt. The soccer ball smashes into the construction, and Bob will be back any moment. Scratch sadly admits that he had prioritized his soccer ball practice over the job. Bob is impressed with Scratch for admitting wrong, making things right and for his soccer ball skills! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 pm
    Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! [#127] Be Cool/Elephant Walk Be Cool - Phew, it's hot outside! How are Sally and Nick going to stay cool? Cat suggests that they should visit some friends in the Dizzle-dazzle Desert to learn how to keep cool. They learn that some animals are light coloured, some stay out of the sun, and some, like Tommy the coolest toad around, just mooove sloooow. Nick and Sally take their advice, but Cat has an even better idea - run through a sprinkler! Elephant Walk - When building a toy construction set, Nick and Sally wonder if there's such thing as a one-thing-does-it-all tool. Well, the Cat knows just who to visit to find out - Themba the African elephant! Themba, and her daughter Efia, show the Cat and the kids all the different things their trunks can do. Nick and Sally realize that elephant trucks are just like hands, so they already have a one-thing-does-it-all tool! duration 28:55   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:30 pm
    Zoboomafoo [#108] Snowy Day It's the snowstorm of the century and Martin and Chris race into Animal Junction to find Zoboo waiting for them. The arrival of one cold macaque, a Japanese snow monkey, gets the gang trying to figure out how exactly to warm up their visitor. Jackie and the Animal Helpers are shoveling a path in the deep snow for animals that have a hard time maneuvering through it. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#226] Journey to the Subnivean Zone A miniaturized Chris and Martin get lost in a snowy field and uncover the secret underground world of the meadow vole. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Arthur [#1408] Arthur Unravels/All The Rage * Arthur Unravels - Knit, one, pearl two, knit one, pearl two. Grandma Thora teaches Arthur to knit and he's really into this new hobby. But - he's a kid! And a boy! Knitting is a grandma thing, right? How long can Arthur keep his new hobby a secret before the yarn spills out of the bag?
    * All the Rage - Muffy wants to rock the fashion world like her fashion mentor Capri DeVapida! But creating a fad is a lot harder than it looks, especially when all her hot new trends turn out to be lukewarm flops. Can Muffy learn that it's just better to be yourself?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Martha Speaks [#205H] Martha in the Hold/Get Along, Little Doggies * Martha in the Hold - Martha's family is going out West on vacation and Martha doesn't want to be left behind. But that cargo hold where dogs have to travel sounds scary. Can Martha find her ticket to ride? Vocabulary: (E) cargo, passenger(s), turbulence, arriv(e)(s)(ing)(val) , depart(s)(ed) (I) travel(ing), suitcase(s), flight, trip, Take(s) (ing) off.
    * Get Along, Little Dogies! - Martha is excited to go on a cattle drive. Cookie the cowhand isn't so sure that Martha is fit for the trip and he might be right. Can Martha show Cookie that she has what it takes to be at home on the range? Vocabulary: (E) vacation(ing), stampede, lodging, sightseeing, cattle drive, scenery (I) wagon, cowboy(s), camp, outdoors, tour(s).
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    WordGirl [#117] Two Brains Forgets/Banned on the Run Two Brains Forgets - It looks like all is lost when Dr 2-Brains discovers WordGirl's secret identity! But some quick thinking, some help from the Botsford family, and a little luck save the day when 2-Brains' amnesia ray ends up working on the Doc himself. Banned on the Run - Mr. Big finally cheats his way to becoming the town Mayor - and his first order of business is to ban Word Girl! WG and Huggy must restore order to the town and undo all of the silly laws Mr Big keeps passing. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY7 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#225] Ground Hog Wake Up Call Aviva tries to prove that groundhogs have amazing creature powers, but instead falls into a deep sleep, leaving the Kratt bros to discover all about hibernation. duration 28:55   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33026] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, snowstorms put some hiring on hold in January. So what's the real cost of the winter cold to the economy? And, CVS will stop selling cigarettes, losing about $2 billion in sales annually. Will the company's short-term pain turn into long-term gain? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:59 pm
    This is Us [#205] Black History * Les Williams - Les Williams was one of the very first Black Americans to become a bomber pilot. During World War II, when the military was segregated, a small group of African American men were trained to be combat pilots at Tuskegee Army Air Field in Tuskegee, Alabama. The Army Air Corp called this effort The Tuskegee Experiment. Those soldiers will forever be known as the Tuskegee Airmen of the 332nd Fighter Group. These men battled the Axis Powers abroad and racism everywhere. Les Williams is one of the few surviving Tuskegee Airmen.
    * Betty Soskin - The oldest ranger in the National Park Service, 87 year-old Betty Soskin is stationed at Home Front National Park. Betty gives tours of the shipyards where the "victory ships" were built during WWII and speaks about the experiences of Black women during that era.
    * Lost Boys, refugees from Sudan - When Simon Deng and Peter Nyok were children, they walked hundreds of miles across Sudan, fleeing killers who intended to wipe out their generation. They dodged lions, alligators and bullets on their journey to the US. Today both young men attend college in Silicon Valley. Simon is studying to be a nurse. He also speaks to school age children about water conservation for the Santa Clara Water District. Peter raises funds and facilitates the relocation of groups of Sudanese orphans so they can attend school in Kenya.
    duration 29:58   STEREO
  • 7:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#808H] New York City / Atlanta, GA It's the last week of the team's six-week Roadtrip-and also Hannah and Antoine's first time in New York City. While there, they meet up with MMA (Mixed Marital Arts) reporter Ariel Helwani who talks about his beginnings as a shy kid to becoming one of the most notable MMA sports reporters in the world. At the end of their conversation, he stresses to the team, "don't give up on your dreams." Antoine, Hannah, and Nika then move on to their last interview at the CNN headquarters where they meet with anchor Soledad O'Brien who talks about the hard work it takes to follow a dream. Afterward, the team reflects on the events of the trip and the people they met before signing the Green RV and saying their goodbyes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    Great Romances of the 20th Century [#208] Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth The press dubbed them 'Beauty and the Brain'. Orson Welles and Rita Hayworth were a remarkable combination of Hollywood opposites, the man who made Citizen Kane and the sultry sex goddess who set the screen ablaze in Gilda. duration 26:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:30 pm
    As Time Goes By [#147] Jean feels her life is mundane and uneventful and she wants Lionel to come up with a suitable surprise to pep things up. duration 28:49   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Keeping Up Appearances [#123] Boat Trip The opportunity of spending the weekend on a cruiser thrills Hyacinth. She occupies herself with purchasing the correct yachting gear for Richard and herself, and in preparing a "nautical light buffet" for family and friends on board. duration 29:16   TVPG
  • 9:30 pm
    Last of the Summer Wine [#3011] Get Out of That, Then duration 29:09   TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Vicar of Dibley [#307] The Handsome Stranger (Part 1 of 2) The chocoholic vicar decides to bring some culture to England's most eccentric parish by forming a book club - the only downside being that it involves the likes of foul-mouthed, but lovable Owen Newitt actually reading a book. Somewhat surprisingly, the vicar's none-too-bright best friend, the wonderfully dippy Alice, has managed to decipher the clues in The Da Vinci Code and has come to the conclusion that she is, in fact, the last living descendant of Jesus Christ. Geraldine, in the meantime, is quite frankly fed up with 'townies' descending upon Dibley and buying weekend cottages - that is, until she meets one particularly charming newcomer... After presiding over her 100th marriage and despairing of ever finding love, romance is in the air and it looks as though the handsome accountant Harry Kennedy could finally be the one to whisk the vicar down the aisle. But, as always, the festive season in Dibley does not run smoothly and Geraldine almost ruins things by mistaking Harry's glamorous blonde sister Rosie for a love rival. duration 53:17  
  • 11:00 pm
    Revolutionaries [#303H] Chroniclers of Technology After covering the stunning ups and dramatic downs of major tech companies like Facebook, Apple, and IBM, journalists (and friends) David Kirkpatrick, Steven Levy and John Markoff have some fascinating stories to tell. Computer History Museum CEO John Hollar moderates. duration 54:14   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3133] Tavis talks with Dr. Alvaro Huerta, from UCLA's Chicano Studies Research Center. An interdisciplinary scholar, Herta unpacks his text, Reframing the Latino Immigration Debate. Tavis also talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne, who discusses balancing her singing and songwriting with being a label chief and the experience of recording her latest project, the southern country gospel-influenced CD, "Thanks." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:30 am
    ImageMakers [#1101H] Another One Night Stand THE PICK UP ARTIST - Germany
    Olli is a playboy. He finds himself just as he did the morning before - in another strange woman's bed. As he plans to make his escape after another conquest, he comes face to face with his worst nightmare - the woman's 6 year old daughter. Little Yvonne is not happy with the unlucky love life of her mother and decides to take matters into her own hands. Produced and directed by Steffen Weinert. Principal cast: Steffen Groth, Chantal Hourticolon and Nina Weniger.
    SATURDAY GIRLS - France
    Waking up alone the morning after a one-night stand is bad enough. Finding yourself alone with your one-night-stand's little brother is worse. Little Leon explains rather matter-of-fact, she's expected to be his babysitter for the day. Written and directed by Emilie Cherpitel. Principal cast: Cecile Cassel, Antoine Rodet and Vincent Marie.
    duration 26:26   STEREO TVPG
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