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KQED Plus: Sunday, December 17, 2017

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

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Sunday, December 17, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    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  
  • 1:30 am
    Rock, Rhythm & Doo Wop A once-in-a-lifetime reunion of music legends including performers like Frankie Valli, Little Richard, Little Anthony & The Imperials, Fred Parris & The Five Satins, Lou Christie and Lenny Welch. This musical event is as close to time-travel as television allows. Taped at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh, it reunites the original legends of Rock-n-Roll for a once-in-a-lifetime performance. Hosted by legendries Frankie Valli, Jerry Butler (The Iceman), and Lloyd Price, the program boasts a surprise appearance by Little Richard, who burns up the stage with an exhilarating performance of Keep A-Knockin'. duration 1:58:38   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 am
    The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Yearse Explore the history of the Fab Four from their early days in Liverpool to their last concert in San Francisco in 1966. The film, by Oscar-winner Ron Howard, reveals how the foursome united to become the global phenomenon that was "The Beatles." duration 2:29:00   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Ellie's Real Good Food [#213H] Keeping It Real Ellie demonstrates how to create great flavor and color with whole ingredients when you're cooking at home... and how to identify added colors, flavors and preservatives in prepared foods. Recipe: - Grilled chicken with cherry bourbon BBQ sauce - Yogurt ranch with kaleidoscope crudite - 3-Ingredient maple vinaigrette - Vanilla cupcakes with pink cream cheese frosting. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 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 1:27:57   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Yearse Explore the history of the Fab Four from their early days in Liverpool to their last concert in San Francisco in 1966. The film, by Oscar-winner Ron Howard, reveals how the foursome united to become the global phenomenon that was "The Beatles." duration 2:29:00   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Rock, Rhythm & Doo Wop A once-in-a-lifetime reunion of music legends including performers like Frankie Valli, Little Richard, Little Anthony & The Imperials, Fred Parris & The Five Satins, Lou Christie and Lenny Welch. This musical event is as close to time-travel as television allows. Taped at the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh, it reunites the original legends of Rock-n-Roll for a once-in-a-lifetime performance. Hosted by legendries Frankie Valli, Jerry Butler (The Iceman), and Lloyd Price, the program boasts a surprise appearance by Little Richard, who burns up the stage with an exhilarating performance of Keep A-Knockin'. duration 1:58:38   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:30 pm
    Celtic Woman: Home for Christmas Internationally renowned for alluring stage productions and songs of heartwarming inspiration, this program reveals Celtic Woman's newest chapter of musical enchantment. It stars vocalists Lisa Lambe, Susan McFadden, Meav Ni Mhaolchatha and Celtic violinist Mairead Nesbitt, performing timeless holiday favorites ("Silent Night," I'll Be Home For Christmas," "It Came Upon A Midnight Clear," "Joy To The World") with their signature Celtic twist under the distinct musical direction of Emmy-nominated music producer David Downes. Filmed at Dublin's Helix Theatre, it is both a visual and aural feast. Complimented by Ireland's finest musicians, comprised of a 36-piece orchestra and the 40-member Philharmonic Choir, this production is a moving and festive celebration of the music cherished for generations.
    Since Celtic Woman's 2005 American debut on public television, the unique all-female ensemble has emerged as a spectacular commercial success and a genuine cultural phenomenon. The ensemble's evocative, uplifting music has crossed over national and cultural borders to touch the hearts of a devoted fan base that spans the globe. Celebrate the joys of the holiday season with Celtic Woman by sharing a new tradition with your family and friends.
    duration 1:26:36   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 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
  • 3:30 pm
    Christmas with Daniel O'donnell Join O'Donnell and special guests for a winter wonderland of yuletide carols and seasonal favorites in this concert filmed in Dublin. Guests include Mary Duff, the Billie Barry Kids and the renowned Kilkenny Presentation Choir. duration 58:52   STEREO
  • 4:30 pm
    The Three Tenors Christmas Luciano Pavarotti, Jose Carreras and Placido Domingo sing traditional and classical Christmas songs. Included in this memorable special are "White Christmas," "Let It Snow," "O Tannenbaum," "Ay! Para Navidad," "Tu Scendi Dalle Stelle," "Carol of the Drum (The Little Drummer Boy), " "Ave Maria," "Dolce Maria," "Wiegenlied," "Jingle Bells," " I'll Be Home for Christmas," and many others. duration 59:42   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Great Performances [#3916] Andrea Bocelli: Cinema From the internationally famous Dolby Theater in the heart of Hollywood, Andrea Bocelli pays musical tribute to the silver screen in a lush concert of beloved songs from the movies. Joined by Grammy-winning producer David Foster, the renowned tenor performs memorable favorites from blockbuster classics including The Godfather, Scent of a Woman, Dr. Zhivago, Once Upon a Time in America, Breakfast at Tiffany's, and many more. duration 1:55:58   SRND51 TVG
  • 8:00 pm
    David Gilmour: Live In Pompeii Join the Pink Floyd singer-guitarist for a spectacular concert featuring lasers, pyrotechnics and stellar performances from an all-star band. Shot in the legendary Roman amphitheatre, the program highlights an artist at the top of his game. duration 1:26:39   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 pm
    Great Performances [#4110B] The Moody Blues: Days of Future Passed Live duration 1:56:52   STEREO
  • 11:30 pm
    Sun Studio Sessions [#702H] Star & Micey Memphis based Star & Micey bring great energy to the stage and they worked to capture that spirit on their self titled debut album that features a revolving door of fantastic musicians including Luther Dickinson (The Black Crowes, North Mississippi Allstars), Jody Stephens (Big Star) and Rick Steff (Cat Power, Lucero), In this episode, they bring their unique musical talents to bear on several songs, including "Mississippi Queen." duration 26:42   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Great Performances [#3916] Andrea Bocelli: Cinema From the internationally famous Dolby Theater in the heart of Hollywood, Andrea Bocelli pays musical tribute to the silver screen in a lush concert of beloved songs from the movies. Joined by Grammy-winning producer David Foster, the renowned tenor performs memorable favorites from blockbuster classics including The Godfather, Scent of a Woman, Dr. Zhivago, Once Upon a Time in America, Breakfast at Tiffany's, and many more. duration 1:55:58   SRND51 TVG
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      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

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XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
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