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KQED Plus: Sunday, January 28, 2018

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, January 28, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    In The Americas with David Yetman [#406H] From Vaquejada to Jangada: Into Rural Ceara, Brazil A small state in Brazil's dry northeast, Ceara is home to a variety of traditions not found in the rest of the vast country. The inland bush, called the sertao, is home to cowboys and and odd rodeo, while the coast supports fisherman whose wooden boats are little changed over the last several centuries. Ceara is home to Brazil's most important religious shrine, its last lace-weavers, and a startling array of tropical fruits. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Border Blaster [#1002H] duration 29:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Penelope Keith at Her Majesty's Service [#102H] Inveraray and Holyroodhouse Penelope's tour continues through Scotland at Inveraray and Holyroodhouse, where she visits the bedchamber of Mary Queen of Scots. She also meets the Royal Falconer at Borthwick Castle. duration 47:37   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Keeping Up Appearances [#401] A Job for Richard Hyacinth has decided that Richard will gain a high executive position with a local firm that has developed a vacancy in their ranks. Richard fancies neither the prospect of the job nor the plan Hyacinth has evolved for him meeting The Big Boss. duration 29:20   TVPG
  • 2:30 am
    As Time Goes By [#126] Lionel's chattering secretary, Gwen, is still around with her "helpful" suggestions, but Jean devises a plan to get rid of her without hurting her feelings. duration 29:03   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Brokenwood Mysteries [#301H] Case Nine: The Black Widower A "Lord of the Ringz" tour comes across the wife of the tour guide, wrapped in fake cobwebs and poisoned with spider venom. duration 1:30:05  
  • 4:32 am
    Variety Studio: Actors On Actors [#701H] Jennifer Lawrence (Mother!) with Adam Sandler (The Meyerowitz Stories) , Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour) with Kate Winslet (Wonder Wheel), Jake Gyllenhaal (Stronger) with Margot Robbie (I, Tonya), Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird) with Kristen Wiig (Downsizing and Mother!) and Timothee Chalamet (Call Me by Your Name) with Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out). duration 59:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:32 am
    MN Original [#302H] Eric William Carroll, Aby Wolf, Michael Hall, Hmong Breakers Leadership Council Fascinated by science, Eric William Carroll tests the limits and boundaries of photography, creating work without the use of a camera. Vocalist and songwriter Aby Wolf and her band perform an acoustic version of Alone. New York Times best-selling author/illustrator Michael Hall's work is known for its bright, expressive imagery and clever word play. The Hmong Breakers Leadership Council is focused on bringing diverse communities together through the art of break dancing. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Ellie's Real Good Food [#104H] Cheese-Crazy Daddy We all love cheese - who doesn't? But there can be too much of a good thing. Ellie answers an SOS from a home where cheese has completely taken over the menu. Ellie, a self-proclaimed cheesehead herself, shows how to keep from going overboard with cheese and instead utilize its best assets - its great flavor and health benefits. Recipes: Skillet mac and cheese; Parmesan-crusted chicken breast ; Pan-steamed broccoli with lemon, garlic and parsley. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 6:30 am
    New Scandinavian Cooking [#513H] Tina's French Pantry Tina travels to the Cognac region of France, and combines Scandinavian and French ingredients to make mouthwatering seafood dishes, including oysters and mussels with herbs and Cognac, and Norwegian salmon with warm grapes and crown dill. To celebrate French cheese, Tina serves warm brie with grilled tomatoes, honey and lemon. duration 27:02   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1702H] Two Modern Stews Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate Portuguese-style beef stew. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of prepared pesto. Then, gadget guru Lisa McManus reviews the worst gadgets of the year. Finally, test cook Becky Hays reveals the secrets to making the best quinoa and vegetable stew. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#704H] Double Down Good and good for you, fish is a staple in so many cuisines. Noted Indian chef Floyd Cardoz joins Sara to cook wild striped bass curry from his native Goa. Then Sara has a hearty one-pan dish of Greek shrimp, farro and greens. We'll also take to the woods to search for edible wild plants with a professional forager who sells her finds to New York's top chefs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#806H] Seeded Known for their satisfying crunch and distinctive, nutty flavor, seeds create culinary magic in a wide variety of baked goods. Today Martha highlights the virtues of seeds by incorporating them in three fantastic recipes including seeded whole-wheat English muffins, a heavenly seeded Saratoga torte, and light and crispy whole-grain seeded wafer crackers for the quintessential cocktail party tray. Recipes so delicious you'll want to make them again and again. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#512H] Pool Party Feast Chef Keller demonstrates pool party favorites, starting with a refreshing melon gazpacho served with a duck prosciutto bruschetta. Then he makes his signature buffalo sliders with brie cheese. He shows step-by-step how to build the perfect charcuterie board with an assortment of sausages, pates, salami, and just the right accompaniments. Melon Gazpacho with Duck Proscuitto Bruschetta, Buffalo Sliders with Brie & Arugula, & Charcuterie Platter. duration 28:08   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#124H] Market to Table Joanne's day begins at the farmer's market and she shows us a fresh sugar snap pea soup. Then she works with her student Kyle to perfect his pasta techniques making a fresh fettuccine with asparagus, prosciutto, and lemon creme fraiche. Recipes: Sugar Snap Pea Soup with Mint and Meyer Lemon Oil and Fresh Fettuccine with Asparagus Ribbons and Lemon Creme Fraiche. Student: Kyle Khasigian, Financial Associate. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:30 am
    Essential Pepin [#105H] Fine Finishes Cheesecake With Apricot-Blueberry Sauce; Flan A La Vanille With Caramel-Cognac Sauce; Chocolate Mousse; Bread And Butter Pudding. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Vietnam War [#105H] This Is What We Do Enemy body counts and American casualties mount as GIs chase an elusive foe and face deadly ambushes and artillery. While Hanoi lays plans for a massive surprise offensive, the Johnson Administration reassures the public that victory is in sight. duration 1:29:19   SRND51 TVM-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Vietnam War [#106-] Things Fall Apart Seeing the violence and brutality of the Tet Offensive unfold on television, Americans begin to doubt Johnson's promise of "light at the end of the tunnel." LBJ decides not to run again. The country is staggered by assassinations and unrest. duration 1:28:48   SRND51 TVM-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Vietnam War [#107-] The Veneer of Civilization With the country at odds over the war, draft-age Americans face wrenching choices. After chaos roils the Democratic Convention, Nixon narrowly wins the presidency. In Vietnam, soldiers on all sides witness terrible savagery and unflinching courage. duration 1:56:46   SRND51 TVM-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 pm
    Vietnam War [#108-] The History of the World When troop withdrawals begin, soldiers left in Vietnam ask what they are fighting for. News breaks of a shocking massacre at My Lai, and questions grow about the war's rectitude. The Cambodia invasion sparks large protests, with tragic consequences. duration 1:56:46   SRND51 TVM-VL (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Saving the Bay [#103H] Miracle Workers (1906 - 1959) / Bay in the Balance (1906 - Present) This episode begins with The Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906, which accelerated the dispersion of people and industry to the East Bay region. Advances in engineering gave rise to the first of California's massive water re-distribution projects, paralleling the era of great bridge building. World War II saw the Bay transformed into the greatest shipbuilding center the world had ever known. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Saving the Bay [#104H] Bay in the Balance (1906 - Present) In the final episode, the very survival of the Bay is threatened by the postwar boom. Viewers are introduced to the leaders of the Save the Bay campaign of the 1960s and the birth of the national mass environmental movement. As the Bay Area looks to the future, the issue becomes how best to balance the competing demands of a major urban center set amidst an environmentally significant landscape. duration 56:33   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 pm
    Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories [#1202H] 3 Still Standing It's 1980 in San Francisco. Comic geniuses Robin Williams and Dana Carvey spearhead a new era of stand-up comedy. Next in line for the "big time" are three talented comics: Will Durst, Larry "Bubbles" Brown and Johnny Steele. But then, the comedy "crash" hits. Now, like millions of other downsized Americans, the three scramble to survive, while also staying funny, relevant and true to the art form they love. duration 58:30   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Secrets of Spanish Florida: A Secrets of the Dead Special Join a team of archaeologists, scientists and historians as they reveal the little-known history of America's Spanish colonists who settled in Florida in 1565, long before Jamestown or Plymouth. Actor Jimmy Smits narrates. duration 1:56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 10:00 pm
    Aurora - Fire in the Sky Examine legends about the origins and meaning of the aurora, the colorful glow that often brightens the night sky in Earth's polar regions. Investigate the myths of Finland's Saami, Alaska's Inuit, Canada's Native Americans and New Zealand's Maori. duration 53:08   SRND51 TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Foo Fighters - Landmarks Live In Concert: A Great Performances Special Rock with the great American stadium rock band, having sold 25 million records and won of 11 Grammy Awards, captured in peak performance at the iconic ancient amphitheater at Athens' Acropolis, hosted by Chad Smith, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#111H] South Africa: Saving The Mighty Rhino Join explorer Richard Wiese as he journeys to South Africa, for incredible encounters with white rhinos and elephants. Richard joins a conservation team on foot and by helicopter as they implant tracking devices to help monitor rhinos and protect them against poachers. He's welcomed into a Zulu tribe and meets some enterprising women who started a community garden that feeds the tribe and supplies local safari lodges. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Science Goes to the Movies [#211H] Disaster Movies and You Bill Nye - educator, author, television personality, and CEO of The Planetary Society - joins the show to talk about disaster movies, including Independence Day: Resurgence, released in June 2016. duration 26:45   STEREO TVG
Sunday, January 28, 2018

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    • Fremont Peak Tower Maintenance

      *UPDATE: The tower crew will work the Fremont peak tower as of 11am, Thursday, Nov 30th. We will need to lower power on KQET, Channel 25, to 25% at 10:30am through 4-5pm. Thank you for your patience!

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      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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