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KQED Plus: Thursday, October 19, 2017

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

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Thursday, October 19, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1511H] Eastern Canada Zoe D'Amato begins her travels in Newfoundland and Labrador, then heads to the maritime provinces of Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. She makes her way to Quebec to soak in its old-world, European culture and concludes her trip in Ontario, where she experiences the dizzying heights of Toronto's CN Tower and the thundering magnificence of Niagara Falls. duration 57:58   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Midsomer Murders [#1003H] The Animal Within, Part 1 A mischievous trickster finally gets his comeuppance when his body is found floating below the weir in Midsomer Deverell. The extent of his double life starts to emerge when three family friends and a long-lost niece produce wills claiming his fortune, and his collection of erotic photographs from the 1960s gives Barnaby and Jones the key to the tangled relationships and feuds blighting the family. Guest star: Lisa Eichorn (Mr. Selfridge, The Talented Mr. Ripley). duration 52:22   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:54 am
    Midsomer Murders [#1004H] The Animal Within, Part 2 A mischievous trickster finally gets his comeuppance when his body is found floating below the weir in Midsomer Deverell. The extent of his double life starts to emerge when three family friends and a long-lost niece produce wills claiming his fortune, and his collection of erotic photographs from the 1960s gives Barnaby and Jones the key to the tangled relationships and feuds blighting the family. Guest star: Lisa Eichorn (Mr. Selfridge, The Talented Mr. Ripley). duration 42:40   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:38 am
    New Tricks [#1103H] Deep Swimming The team looks into the death of a terrorist 30 years previously after his daughter receives an anonymous note claiming he was murdered - an investigation that takes them right back to the Greenham Common anti-nuclear protests. Meanwhile, Sasha agrees to go for dinner with her ex-husband Ned, which he is hoping will lead to a reconciliation. duration 53:27   STEREO
  • 3:33 am
    Death In Paradise [#132H] Unlike Father, Unlike Son In the cells of Saint Marie court house, murder suspect Jack Harmer, awaiting trial, is shot dead by a killer that would have to pass through 3 locked doors and past Dwayne and JP. Eliminating suspects to an initial 3 and then a 4th but not how the murder was committed and what happened to the murder weapon; until Humphrey remembers ants coming through a window into the cell that leads to the solving of 2 murders. Also, Humphrey's father comes to the island to convince him to come back home to England for his ex-wife, Sally. duration 52:16   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:30 am
    The Tunnel [#106H] As youths are burnt alive, police suspect the hand of the Truth Terrorist once more. They finally make a key arrest. Will this be the end of the killings? duration 56:46   STEREO TV14-V
  • 5:30 am
    On Story [#602H] Norman Lear - A Retrospective Perhaps one of the most influential contributors to the landscape of situational comedies and progressive writing in Hollywood, Norman Lear transformed a genre known for play-it-safe humor into a platform for how Americans experience social issues. In this week's On Story, Lear remembers a few of his favorite episodes and how he created some of the most beloved characters in the history of television. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4218] Tavis talks with musician Michael McDonald about his latest album Wide Open. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4217] Tavis talks with reporter Jere Van Dyk about his new book The Trade and with journalist Sasha Abramsky about his new text Jumping at Shadows. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1714H] Baked Alaska Showstopper Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster head into the test kitchen to uncover the secrets to making the ultimate baked Alaska at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews ice cream machines in the Equipment Corner. Next, science expert Dan Souza reveals the science of insulation and thermodynamics at work in baked Alaska. And finally, gadget guru Lisa McManus shares the best offset spatulas. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#402H] Hot Day, Cool Kitchen Sometimes it's just too hot to turn on the oven. Sara's got the summertime solution with two easy heat free recipes. First, her friend chef Giuseppe Fanelli joins Sara with a terrific meal-sized Bruschetta al Tonno. Then, Sara whips up Asian Chicken Salad with Carrot Ginger Sauce. Cool off with Watermelon Screwdrivers, and life is good! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#502H] Grilled Favorites Get grilling with Martha as she introduces exotic flavors to your next cookout. Learn four techniques for four grilled recipes: fish in banana leaves, date-glazed lamb chops, sea bass fillets with okra kebabs, and spatchcocked saffron chicken. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#515H] Main Dish Favorites Chef Keller demonstrates a classic French technique for poaching a whole fish in a luxurious broth of vegetables, herbs, and wine. Then he creates a symphony of flavors by pairing ordinary chicken breast with some great Mediterranean ingredients. Branzini Poached in White Wine, Herbs & Vegetables, & Roast Chicken Breast with Moroccan-spiced Carrots & Harissa Yogurt. duration 27:22   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#201H] Manhattan's Chinatown Mickela kicks off her New York series in one of the oldest and most iconic neighborhoods in NYC, Manhattan's Chinatown, during the festive time of Chinese Lunar New Year. duration 27:38   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#404H] Scotland - Loch Ness Monster, Highland Dancing & Games, and Achnagairn Castle Colleen and her family don their kilts and head to Scotland. Here, they try their hand at some Scottish games, get a taste of haggis, and learn how to dance traditional highland dances, complete with bagpipes. To get their fill of Scottish history, they also explore the ancient and beautiful Achnagairn Castle, and take a tour of Loch Ness. You might even get a glimpse of the Loch Ness monster. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Genealogy Roadshow [#305H] Boston Join genealogists at iconic Faneuil Hall to solve mysteries related to the Salem Witch Trials, orphan trains, the Great Boston Fire of 1872 and the small pox epidemic, and research a link to the founders of Boston. duration 55:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    My Wild Affair [#103H] The Rhino Who Joined The Family Rescued from flooding caused by the damming of the Zambezi River, Rupert, an orphaned black rhinoceros, was brought up in the suburban family home of wildlife vet Dr. John Condy. Rupert captured the hearts of the vet's four young children before his eventual release into the wild. Fifty years later, the children are searching for clues to their childhood friend's fate. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23218] (original air date 10/18/2017) A discussion about the annulled result of Kenya's presidential election. Guest host Jeff Glor is joined by Salim Lone, senior advisor to Raila Odingo and former director of the United Nations media division under Kofi Annan.
    *We conclude with historian Mike Wallace introducing his new book, "Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#508H] El Metate, Creola Bistro & Benjarong Mexican food just like our guest's grandmother used to make can be found at El Metate Restaurant.
    And CreoLa Bistro is a quaint place with all things Cajun and Creole and flavors from Louisiana. < br>Finally, for colorful Thai food served up in a calm, spa-like atmosphere go to Benjarong Thai Cuisine.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#102H] Pizza with Pizazz Joanne welcomes her student Geoffto class with a quick and easy salmon and pickled onion pizza. Then together they explore the idea of contrasts of flavor, texture, and color, making lemon turkey cutlets and an arugula and orange salad. Recipes: Lavash Pizza with Herb Salad, Arugula and Orange Salad, and Lemon Turkey Cutlets. Student: Geoff Rubendall, Civil Engineer. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#202H] Citrus Thrill Jacques fires up the kitchen with a mouth-watering Skirt Steak Grandma accented with freshly squeezed lime in anchovy and garlic sauce. He complements this hearty dish with a classic Gnocchi with Eggs and Scallions and Sauteed Curly Mustard Greens with Hot Sausage. The elegantly presented Chestnut Cream Mont-Blanc, with crushed pieces of scrumptious biscotti, chestnut puree, and whipped cream, is simply a delicious ending. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#305H] London: Mod and Trad London is quintessentially English, yet cosmopolitan. We check out the new - the Millennium Bridge and the British Museum's Great Court, and admire the old - well-wrapped mummies and a rare Leonardo. After bantering with Beefeaters at the Tower of London, we do some riverside beach-combing. Strolling the trendy South Bank of the Thames takes us from the Tate Modern to the dizzying London Eye. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Great Old Amusement Parks Long before the days of giant theme parks, the United States had many, many amusement parks where families gathered for a cool escape on a hot summer day. This program celebrates these pre-Disney parks, visiting Playland in Rye, New York; Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana; and California's Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, where vacationers can still reach for the brass ring on the merry-go-round. The special also checks out some old wooden roller coasters and other classic rides. Narrated by Rick Sebak. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#136H] A Bat in the Brownies When a little brown bat crashlands into a plate of Jimmy Z's famous brownies, Martin and Chris out set out to convince Aviva, Jimmy Z and Koki that bats are nothing to be afraid of. With bat activated Creature Power Suits, the bros follow join their new friend on a nocturnal fly about, and the entire crew must come to the rescue when the bat colony's roost is destroyed by a lightning bolt. In the end the Wild Kratts crew "goes batty," as they gain a new appreciation for bat ecology, predators and insects and echolocation, and learn to love bats. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#224H] Two Agents and a Baby/Ocean and the Fly Two Agents and a Baby - Olympia and Otis are forced to babysit Baby Genius. Curriculum: solving for an unknown number, early multiplication, early division. Ocean and the Fly - Oona tells the story of when she switched bodies with a fly. Curriculum: measuring length and circumference. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#223H] Negative Town/License to Science Negative Town - The agents go to Negative Town to track down a villain. Curriculum: negative numbers. License to Science - Oona must pass her lab director's test or risk getting kicked off Odd Squad. Curriculum: odd and even numbers, early algebra, addition and subtraction. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1502] I Wanna Hold Your Hand/Whistling in the Wind * I Wanna Hold Your Hand - During a shopping trip to the mall, Binky gets caught doing the uncoolest of all the uncool things in the world -holding his mom's hand! But wait-did George really see that or is that Binky's worst fear? Because now won't everyone think that big bad Binky Barnes is a big baby?
    * Whistling in the Wind - Everyone knows the Tibbles are exactly the same. They look the same, they act the same, they even have the same number of hairs on their heads. So if they are supposed to be exactly the same, why can Tommy whistle while Timmy can't? Does this mean one twin is better than the other or just different?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1503] Buster's Secret Admirer/The Last King of Lambland * Buster's Secret Admirer - Buster receives a box of chocolates in the mail from a secret admirer. Could it be Fern? Muffy? Francine?! It's driving him crazy! Who could possibly like him that much??
    * The Last King of Lambland - James receives a gift from his uncle in Scotland - a toy lamb that will supposedly give its owner the powers of the legendary James the Squinty, leader of the clan MacDoogal-Donal's! Will this new-found power go straight to James' head?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#112H] Martha The Hero Maker/Starstruck Martha * Martha the Hero Maker - Martha has an idea for a thrilling adventure story, so Truman, T.D., and Helen decide to draw it for her. Much to Martha's dismay, they all add their own special touches, including peanut butter, a ground squirrel, and the Incredible Exo-Skeleton-of-Wow. But when life imitates art, things get a little too exciting! Vocabulary - (E) thrill(ing), hero, villain, astonish, humongous (I) boring, exciting, adventure, incredible, amazing, dull.
    * Starstruck Martha - Martha is thrilled when she hears Courageous Collie Carlo is coming to town. But when Martha unexpectedly reveals how uncourageous Carlo really is, she has to help him save his reputation or Carlo's TV career could be history. Vocabulary - (E) ecstatic, embarrass, enthusiastic, eager, reputation (I) fear, excited, glad, upset, fan.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    The Great British Baking Show [#211H] Masterclass 1 Mary and Paul take over the tent for the ultimate baking masterclass, making Mary's whole orange cake and angel food cake, Paul's breakfast muffins and olive bread sticks, and the duo's showstopper chocolate cake. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    The Great British Baking Show [#212H] Masterclass 2 Mary and Paul tackle challenges they set the bakers in dessert and pie weeks. Mary shares her family recipe for tipsy trifle, floating islands and wobbly apricot tart, while Paul prepares custard tarts and showstopping spanakopita. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    British Antiques Roadshow [#3710H] Tredegar House 2 duration 58:42   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Finding Your Roots [#301] The Stories We Tell Discover the unsolved mysteries behind the family stories of political organizer Donna Brazile, actor Ty Burrell and artist Kara Walker as they learn how the legacy of slavery has shaped their identities. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 pm
    Bluegrass Underground Special Taped 333-feet below ground within Tennessee's extraordinary Cumberland Caverns, this "musical adventure" showcases highlights from five seasons with both well-established and top emerging artists within the broad spectrum of Bluegrass, Jam Band, Roots-Rock, Neo-Folk and Americana genres. It's a little bit Bluegrass, a little bit Underground! This Bluegrass Underground Special guest artists include Vince Gill, Widespread Panic, Lucinda Williams, Johnnyswim, Lee Ann Womack, Andrew Bird, Old Crow Medicine Show, Jason Isbell, Mike Farris & The McCrary Sisters, Davina & The Vagabonds and more! duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1302H] Breaking Down Barriers The team starts to bond as they drive the Green RV into the heart of Silicon Valley, a major hub for innovation in technology. While there, they talk to Phillip Loya of CODE2040 and Laura Gomez of Atipica about using computer science to advance each of their respective communities. They also visit Netflix HQ, where Sabry Tozin, a first-generation Congolese immigrant, tells them, "Don't fit in." duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:30 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#201H] Manhattan's Chinatown Mickela kicks off her New York series in one of the oldest and most iconic neighborhoods in NYC, Manhattan's Chinatown, during the festive time of Chinese Lunar New Year. duration 27:38   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
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