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KQED Plus: Saturday, December 23, 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.

Saturday, December 23, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Bluegrass Underground [#707H] Rhonda Vincent & The Rage Tune in for a performance by the "Queen of Bluegrass" (Wall Street Journal), who tours with her band, The Rage, earning accolades for her mastery of the progressive chord structures and multi-range, fast-paced vocals intrinsic to bluegrass. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Bluegrass Underground [#708H] Conor Oberst Hear a set from a progressive singer/songwriter who has sung with numerous bands, including the Monsters of Folk supergroup. His songs of insight, detail and political awareness have earned him a large and devoted following. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Doc Martin [#708H] The Doctor Is Out As we reach the final episode in Series 7, Martin finds himself in a very unusual situation: trapped by Annie Winton, who desperately wants him to try and save her husband, Jim Winton, despite Jim having been recently diagnosed with terminal cancer. Annie insists that there must be something that Martin can do to help. Meanwhile, Ruth and Bert have a proposition to put to Al, regarding the whisky and the B&B. Louisa is very worried about Martin, and wonders if the breakdown of their therapy could have led him to decide to leave Portwenn for good. She calls on Morwenna, Janice and Ruth for help, but none of them have seen Martin. Penhale drives Louisa up to the Winton Farm, where despite Annie trying to persuade them otherwise, they discover Martin. Now reunited with Louisa, Martin manages to eventually find Jim and perform a life saving operation on him. But is it too late for Martin and Louisa to also save their marriage? duration 46:20   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:48 am
    Jack Taylor [#302] Nemesis A troubled young man is kidnapped, seemingly for ransom from his wealthy parents, who have hired for the case a cocky London investigator (Christopher Fulford). When the victim's severed finger is separately sent to his girlfriend, she approaches Jack for help - even though the man and Jack have some very murky shared history. In the meantime, Kate has to face a personal struggle of her own. duration 1:30:18   STEREO
  • 3:20 am
    Prime Suspect [#209] Errors of Judgement, Part 3 In the concluding episodes, Jane Tennison and the team try to find out where Campbell Lafferty was executed after being released. Appearing on 'Crime Night', she decides to pull in 'The Street', believing that he is responsible. But the closer she gets to proving that the arrogant rottweiller-toting bad guy engineered the crime, the more obstacles she encounters. The Street seems to anticipate her every move - but can she can break him? duration 52:47   STEREO TVG
  • 4:14 am
    Prime Suspect [#210] Errors of Judgement, Part 4 In the concluding episodes, Jane Tennison and the team try to find out where Campbell Lafferty was executed after being released. Appearing on 'Crime Night', she decides to pull in 'The Street', believing that he is responsible. But the closer she gets to proving that the arrogant rottweiller-toting bad guy engineered the crime, the more obstacles she encounters. The Street seems to anticipate her every move - but can she can break him? duration 45:09   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Murder In Suburbia [#106Z] Noisy Neighbors Neighbor from hell Bernard Lloyd is bludgeoned to death with a hammer so DI Kate Ashurst and DS Emma Scribbins pay a visit to Cherry Meadows, the cul-de-sac which was disturbed by his non-stop DIY. Suspects include Bernard's pill-popping wife Wendy bitter pensioner Reg Thornton and Chloe and Patrick Walters who felt the victim was ruining their chances of selling their home. duration 47:19   STEREO TVPG-V
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    On The Psychiatrist's Couch with Daniel G. Amen Dr. Daniel Amen is a double board certified psychiatrist, who has written 10 New York Times bestselling books, including the mega-bestseller Change Your Brain, Change Your Life. In his 10th national public television special Dr. Amen gives viewers the most important lessons he has taught thousands of patients over the last 35 years. You will learn how to quiet your mind, rather than be a victim of your anxious, depressing thoughts, and learn the one secret to dramatically improving your relationships. Dr. Amen also gives very specific steps to boost your mood, focus, and memory and decrease your risk for Alzheimer's disease. You are not stuck with the brain you have. You can make it better, but you need a very specific program to make it happen. duration 1:56:57  
  • 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
    Africa's Great Civilizations [#101] Origins Beginning deep in the continent's past with the origins of Homo sapiens and the "Out of Africa" migration of all of our human ancestors from east Africa, Gates vividly paints a picture of the earliest African civilizations - from Ancient Egypt and the Kingdom of Kush to the end of the 19th century as Africans faced Europe's infamous "Scramble for Africa" - through their artistic and cultural achievements, their religious practices and political and social structures. duration 1:03:24   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:34 am
    Africa's Great Civilizations [#102] The Cross and the Crescent Gates charts the rise of Christianity and Islam, whose economic and cultural influence stretched from Egypt to Ethiopia. Learn of African religious figures like King Lalibela, an Ethiopian saint, and Menelik, bringer of the Ark of the Covenant. duration 1:12:43   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:47 pm
    Africa's Great Civilizations [#103] The Atlantic Age/Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers the complex trade networks and advanced educational institutions that transformed early north and west Africa from deserted lands into the continent's wealthiest kingdoms and learning centers. duration 1:13:18   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Africa's Great Civilizations [#104] Cities Gates explores the power of Africa's greatest ancient cities, including Kilwa, Great Zimbabwe and Benin City, whose wealth, art and industry successes attracted new European interest and interaction along the continent's east and west coasts. duration 1:19:58   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:20 pm
    Africa's Great Civilizations [#105] The Atlantic Age/Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations Gates explores the impact of the Atlantic trading world, giving rise to powerful new kingdoms, but also transatlantic slave trade. Learn of the revolutionary movements of the 18th-early 19th centuries, including the advent of the Sokoto Caliphate. duration 1:20:10   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:40 pm
    Africa's Great Civilizations [#106] Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations Gates explores the dynamism of 19th-century Africa, the "scramble" by European powers for its riches, and the defiant and successful stand of uncolonized Ethiopia. duration 1:19:09   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 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
  • 12:00 am
    By Request: Best of Pledge Programs selected for this time slot will be announced at least a day or two ahead of broadcast. For the latest info, check the Daily Schedules pages for any of our six KQED channels, available at http: //www.kqed. org/tv/schedules/daily/ duration 56:46   STEREO
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues! We are working to resolve a technical issue which has affected the Over The Air audio Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/5/2018

      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 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.