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KQED Plus: Thursday, November 2, 2017

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

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Thursday, November 2, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1530H] Isolated Islands: St. Helena Zay Harding voyages to the remote island of St. Helena, site of Napoleon's final years in exile after his defeat at Waterloo. He meets the friendly islanders known as "Saints," tours the historic settlement of Jamestown, and visits Longwood House where Napoleon was imprisoned as well as his tomb. Zay then encounters a 180-year-old giant tortoise, embarks on a boat trip off the spectacular coastline, speeds down the cliffside steps of Jacob's Ladder and climbs St. Helena's highest peak, which shelters numerous rare plant species. duration 57:05   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Midsomer Murders [#1007H] The Axeman Cometh, Part 1 Barnaby is delighted that his heroes Hired Gun are reuniting to play at the Midsomer Rocks festival - minus their drummer, who disappeared 30 years ago after driving his car into a quarry. However, a string of bizarre warnings convinces the paranoid lead singer that someone is trying to stop the reunion, and his fears are confirmed when the backup singer drops dead on stage. Guest star: Suzi Quatro (Happy Days). duration 49:38   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:52 am
    Midsomer Murders [#1008H] The Axeman Cometh, Part 2 Barnaby is delighted that his heroes Hired Gun are reuniting to play at the Midsomer Rocks festival - minus their drummer, who disappeared 30 years ago after driving his car into a quarry. However, a string of bizarre warnings convinces the paranoid lead singer that someone is trying to stop the reunion, and his fears are confirmed when the backup singer drops dead on stage. Guest star: Suzi Quatro (Happy Days). duration 45:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:40 am
    New Tricks [#1105H] London Underground When the body of film critic Oliver Houghton is found in the Thames (at the point where the Fleet flows into it) Sasha Miller is forced to work alongside her ex-husband Ned Hancock again. UCOS delves into the victim's past and explores his link to the murder of a conceptual artist 20 years previously, while Hancock's knowledge of London's hidden past proves invaluable when a piece of occult footage from the 1970s plunges the investigators into the macabre world of human sacrifice. duration 54:00   STEREO
  • 3:36 am
    Death In Paradise [#134H] One for the Road The outgoing governor of Saint Marie is poisoned at her leaving party. duration 52:20   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:30 am
    The Tunnel [#108H] French police capture but then lose the prime suspect. Then, their lead detective goes missing. Though things eventually start to fall into place, something is troubling Karl. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14-VSL
  • 5:30 am
    On Story [#604H] Rodrigo Garcia On Writing Relationships Writer/director Gary Ross (Pleasantville, Seabiscuit, Free State of Jones) explores lessons learned and wisdom gained over the course of his career as a storyteller, including the significance of mythology, imagination, and inventiveness throughout all parts of creation, from conception through completion of each project. duration 26:48   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4228] Tavis talks with playwright and activist Eve Ensler about her new stage play In the Body of the World. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4227] Tavis talks with professor Deborah L. Rhode about her latest book Cheating and with actor-comedian JB Smoove about his break-out character on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm and his new text The Book of Leon. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1724H] Summer Dinner Party Host Julia Collin Davison goes into the test kitchen with test cook Dan Souza to learn how to make the ultimate grill-roasted beef tenderloin. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews gas grills in the Equipment Corner. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus uncovers the best pie carriers. Finally, test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Bridget Lancaster how to make an elegant pear-walnut upside-down cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#410H] Leftover Show Embrace your leftovers with Sara's quick and clever recipes using last night's meal in an entirely new way. You'll love Tomato, Chicken and Tortilla Soup, and any kind of cooked pasta can star again in Sara's Brie, Bacon and Spaghetti Frittata. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#506H] Entertaining for a Crowd Salute the Arabian Gulf's world-class hospitality as Martha prepares flavor-packed favorites fit for a crowd. The menu features chicken kabsa, stuffed cabbage and spiced lamb chops, orzo risotto with wild mushrooms, and a sweet cake called kumajj. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#206] Mad About Apples Chef Keller demonstrates delicious, apple-adorned recipes, starting with tantalizing pork chops smothered in an apple brandy sauce and finishing with an acclaimed family recipe straight from his father's patisserie in France. Recipes: Pork Chop with Sauteed Apples and Calvados Sauce; Henriis Apple Meringue Pie. duration 27:58   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#203H] Viva La Mexico! In preparation for Dia de los Muertos with the Mexican community in NYC, Mickela learns traditional folk dance and even jumps in with an all-female mariachi band. duration 27:36   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#406H] Tampa Bay, Florida - Cuban Cuisine and Swimming with Sharks This time around, Colleen and her girls head to Tampa Bay, Florida for some family fun in the sun. They get a taste of Tampa's Cuban cuisine and explore some of the local Cuban history. Seeking a few thrills, they also visit the famous Busch Gardens Theme Park, check out the haunted Tampa Theater, and even swim with sharks at the Florida Aquarium. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Genealogy Roadshow [#306H] Providence Join genealogists at the Providence Public Library to research stories about Holocaust survivors; a guest's African-American relative who served in WWI; a man's Amish ties; a woman's roots in the whaling industry; and a Rhode Island macaroni company. duration 55:48   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    My Wild Affair [#104H] The Seal Who Came Home Andre, "the seal who came home," is the true story of a two-day old wild harbor seal who, in 1961, was rescued from certain death by Harry Goodridge, an arborist from Rockport, Maine. Over the next 25 years, Andre and Harry established a friendship that brought Andre into the world of humans without Andre ever having to give up his wildness. The human world gave Andre shelter during the harsh New England winter. But staying wild at heart meant Andre had the know-how to be able to make the 200 mile swim home to Rockport. This interspecies friendship weathered every kind of challenge including at the end, Andre's blindness. duration 53:31   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23228] (original air date 11/1/2017) We begin with yesterday's terror attack in New York City. Charlie is joined by Fran Townsend, former Homeland Security adviser to United States President George W. Bush and senior National Security analyst for CBS News.
    *We continue with Robert Gates, former director of the C.I.A. under George H.W. Bush and former secretary of defense under presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.
    *We conclude with Kurt Andersen, author of "Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#512H] Tropisueno, Bobo's and Pisces California Tropisueno Mexican Kitchen is a great place to congregate with friends for top-shelf Margaritas and hearty Mexican food. Next, a place decorated with an amusing touch of the circus, although the real spectacle is the special dry-aged steak at Bobo's. Finally, a little upscale neighborhood place with good food at reasonable prices at Pisces California Cuisine. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#106H] Italian Love Affair Inspired by dishes made in her classes in Italy, Joanne introduces her student Reggie to bagnacauda, rigatoni with chicken in a tomato cream sauce, and a vegetable ribbon salad. Recipes: Bagna Cauda, Rigatoni with Chicken, Tomatoes and Cream, and Vegetable Ribbon Salad. Student: Reggie Wooden, Student. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: More Fast Food My Way [#206H] Chockfull of Surprises Surprising tastes, tricks, and techniques in this show as Jacques checks the labels on canned ingredients to make Pumpkin Gratin. He hides treasures inside Tomato Surprise and naps the Grilled Striped Bass with Romesco Sauce. To complete the menu some of the best Californian brandy made, makes its appearance in Cherries In Armagnac Sauce with Pound Cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#402H] North Wales: Feisty and Poetic From towering Mount Snowdon, to evocative medieval castles, to sweeping Victorian promenades, North Wales is a poem written in landscape. We'll climb a mountain aboard a steam train, learn some Welsh, follow a miner deep into a slate mine, herd sheep with a very clever dog, and work in a pop pilgrimage to the Beatles' Liverpool. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Conversation with America's Poet Laureate: W.S. Merwin Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and accomplished literary translator William Stanley Merwin shares his thoughts on creativity, conservation, communication and more in A CONVERSATION WITH AMERICA'S POET LAUREATE. Merwin, the first Poet Laureate from Hawaii, discusses his upbringing, his literary and philosophical influences, and his kinship with the Hawaiian culture in this wide-ranging one-hour interview. Set against the lush, serene background of his Maui home, Merwin expounds on the meaning of language, the practical purpose poetry and literature serve, Hawaiian myths and values, the future of mankind and much more. He also shares poems from various stages in his six-decade career, including readings from some of his 26 published collections of poetry. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#422H] Baby Tooth & Kid Musky When the Wild Kratts begin to talk about predator and prey, the Kratt Bros decide to split up to investigate the lives of being a predator and a prey. But when they each befriend a young member of their respective groups and the groups collide, the gang must struggle to figure out how they react in a true battle for survival . Science Concept: Predator/Prey relationship. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#216H] Rookie Night/Who Let The Doug Out? Rookie Night - It's party time for all the new agents at Odd Squad. Curriculum: Temperature: Using a thermometer; Associating different climates/seasons with degrees. Who Let The Doug Out? - Delivery Doug needs help with an egg situation. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#217H] The Cherry-On-Top-Inator/Sir The Cherry-On-Top-Inator - Agents recall how a beloved gadget helped them. Curriculum: Prediction and probability. Sir - The agents bring someone with an odd problem back to headquarters. Curriculum: Time. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1508] Muffy's Classy Classics Club/Best Enemies * Muffy's Classy Classics Club - Muffy buys all of the pretty books and pretty dolls in the Pretty Pioneers series, and invites her friends to join a pretty book club. But she can't take their criticisms that the books are, well, rather poorly written. Will the book club disband or can Muffy open up to new literary experiences?

    * Best Enemies - Mom has new clients coming over and they have a daughter who is D.W.'s age - and her name is even W.D.! They're going to be the best of friends! Turns out, no. They don't have anything in common. So D.W. and W.D. work together to convince their parents that they'll just never get along - and somehow, have a lot of fun in the process. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY

  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1509] Buster's Garden of Grief/Through The Looking Glasses * Buster's Garden of Grief - With Fritz gone, Buster is in charge of the community garden, but it proves to be too much for just one person. Can Buster and his friends put the "community" back in community gardening or will it end up getting paved over?
    * Through the Looking Glasses - Arthur can't find his glasses and has to get new ones, but all the attention he is getting from these new hipper glasses has gone straight to his head! Buster figures that it's up to him to get the old Arthur back.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#121H] Itchy Martha/Martha and the Thief of Hearts * Itchy Martha - Martha can't keep her paws away from her itchy ear mites. Until they're gone, she has to wear a cone on her head to keep her from scratching. Martha hates the cone; it gets in the way and makes everything sound weird. Worse than that, it terrifies Jake. Will Martha have to live in the cellar until she gets better?
    * Martha and the Thief of Hearts - The gang decides to make homemade valentines for each other. But when everybody's art supplies begin disappearing, their affectionate mood begins to fade. Can Martha solve the mystery of the stolen supplies?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    The Great British Baking Show [#112H] Masterclass 2 Paul makes ciabatta and his showstopping roquefort and walnut loaf. Mary prepares layered tiramisu cake from desserts week. Paul shows his saucy side with chocolate volcano fondant puds, while Mary finishes with flamboyant Neapolitan baked alaska. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    The Great British Baking Show [#113H] Masterclass 3 Mary makes chocolate and orange tart and the complicated Swedish Princesstarta. Paul uses pastry skills to make mini sausage plaits and de-mystifies the kouign amann that so baffled the bakers. Mary constructs a two-tiered dobos torte with caramel. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    British Antiques Roadshow [#3711H] Walthamstow Town Hall 1 duration 54:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Finding Your Roots [#302H] The Irish Factor Explore the shared Irish ancestry of Soledad O'Brien, Bill O'Reilly and Bill Maher and how they have been deeply influenced by their Irish roots. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 pm
    RAF Red Arrows: Inside The Bubble The Red Arrows, an elite flight demonstration squadron, are the public face of Britain's Royal Air Force. Representing the speed, agility and precision of the RAF, they assist in recruiting for Britain's Armed Forces, act as ambassadors for the United Kingdom and promote the best of the British military. Narrated by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) and shot during the Red Arrows' 50th anniversary year, this documentary gives viewers exclusive, behind-the-scenes access to the 120-person team as they train and prepare for a rigorous certification test. duration 57:23   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1304H] The Door's Wide Open The final week of the trip begins in New York, where the team sits down with the co-founders of New York on Tech, an organization providing tech-based training to low-income students in Brooklyn. The last leg of the journey takes the Green RV to Boston, Natalie's hometown. After conducting their final interview at MIT, the team reflects on the friendships and lessons they'll take home with them. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:30 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#203H] Viva La Mexico! In preparation for Dia de los Muertos with the Mexican community in NYC, Mickela learns traditional folk dance and even jumps in with an all-female mariachi band. duration 27:36   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
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