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KQED Plus: Friday, August 10, 2018

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

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Friday, August 10, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1404H] Build The Future The road-trippers end their journey in San Francisco, where they meet Debbie Sterling and hear about the experiences that sparked her company, GoldieBlox, which makes engineering toys for girls. Last up, MythBusters' Kari Byron talks about experimentation, curiosity, being brave, and doing things you didn't think you could do; but her most important work is being a role model for young girls. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:30 am
    Travelscope [#311H] Williamsburg, Virginia - America's Historic Triangle Travelscope traces America's birth in Jamestown, Colonial Williamsburg and Yorktown, Virginia. Yet, this adventure covers more than the past as Joseph kayaks the Chickahominy River, sails on a four-masted schooner past modern-day ocean-going vessels and partakes of the area's family fun. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 am
    Doo Wop Generations (My Music) Celebrate the new generation of Doo Wop performers as the original legends reunite to pass the torch. Performers include Kenny Vance & the Planotones, The Duprees, The Whiptones, Charlie Thomas' Drifters, The Modern Gentlemen and many more. duration 2:27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 am
    Retire Safe & Secure with Ed Slott America needs Ed Slott now more than ever! Greedy Wall Street bankers and Congress have just upended 30+ years of the tax code - what does it all mean for you and your family!? And more importantly, how can you protect your hard-earned savings?! duration 1:57:45   STEREO
  • 5:30 am
    Sun Studio Sessions [#802H] The Americans The Americans perform original rock & roll with deep roots in traditional Americana music. Legendary producer T. Bone Burnett gushes about the group: "The Americans are part of this group, these genius twenty-first century musicians that are reinventing American heritage music for this century. And it sounds even better this century." PBS viewers may recognize the Americans from "American Epic, " PBS / BBC special co-produced by Burnett. In this episode of Sun Studio Sessions, the Americans perform several fan favorites including "Harbor Lane" and "I'll Be Yours." duration 26:19   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Amanpour On PBS [#274] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Foundations of Yoga with Tara Lee [#109H] Solar Energize & Inspire Solar Energize & Inspire is a gentle sequence designed to keep your mental state clear and alert. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1505H] Yardsticks and Bands Opening this program is a unique warm-up routine using a yardstick. Later in the show, Mary Ann focuses on upper and lower body strengthening using bands. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#1026H] Feet Flexibility & Strength duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Ellie's Real Good Food [#209H] Unboring Salads On the menu, desserts with a one-two punch-- they satisfy your sweet tooth and deliver significant health benefits at the same time. Recipe: - Honey yogurt tart with graham cracker crust - Blackberry sage ice pops - 3- Ingredient chocolate almond bark with cherries - Pear brown betty. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Simply Ming [#1410H] Sam Hayward Ming is joined by Maine's master of fresh, local and sustainable food, chef Sam Hayward. With his restaurants Fore Street and Scales Restaurant & Seafood Market, Sam is credited with transforming Maine's food scene. Today both Ming and Sam are cooking with shellfish. Sam combines local Bang's Island mussels, local cider, leeks and sea greens with grilled bread while Ming makes wok-stirred Thai King Crab Legs with green papaya and crispy rice. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Our California [#101H] Shinzen Garden, Town Baker, Rancho Camulos Host Joel Greene visits the tranquil Shinzen Garden in Fresno; samples the tasty sticky buns at The Town Baker in Idyllwild; and tours Rancho Camulos Musuem in historic Piru, Ventura County. duration 26:40   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:30 am
    Outside with Greg Aiello [#206H] Boundary Peak It's the highest land point in the state of Nevada and surrounded by scenic wonders in the desert below. Greg sets out to climb 13,000 foot Boundary Peak but as he learns, the summit isn't always the best part of the adventure. Hot springs, hidden waterfalls and a forgotten ghost town are discovered on the way to the mountain. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Reel South [#306H] 120 Days Produced and Directed by: Ted Roach. After an unexpected traffic stop, family man Miguel Cortes faces an agonizing decision. Due to his immigration status, a North Carolina judge has offered Miguel 120 Days to get his affairs in order and self-deport to Mexico. Will Miguel return to Mexico, leaving his wife and two daughters behind, or disappear into the shadows of his adopted homeland? duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1702H] Hannibal in the Alps Hannibal, one of history's most famous generals, achieved what the Romans thought to be impossible. With a vast army of 50,000 troops, 15,000 horses and 37 war elephants, he crossed the mighty Alps in only 16 days to launch an attack on Rome from the north. For more than 2,000 years, nobody has been able to prove which of the four possible routes Hannibal took across the Alps - no physical evidence of Hannibal's army has ever been found... until now. In Secrets of the Dead: Hannibal in the Alps, a team of experts - explorers, archaeologists, and scientists - combine state-of-the-art technology, ancient texts, and a recreation of the route itself to conclusively prove for the first time that Hannibal's army did indeed cross the Alps - and exactly how and where he did it. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Father Brown [#154H] The Lepidopterist's Companion As Father Brown (Mark Williams) approaches Kembleford's mobile library, Ada (Holly Bodimeade) emerges to ask for help. Margaret (Elizabeth Berrington) lies under a pile of books, pinned beneath a metal shelving unit. Father Brown is relieved to find that she's still alive. With Margaret now safe in bed, Mrs McCarthy (Sorcha Cusack) insists that she help in the mobile library until Margaret's better. Her husband Graham (Andrew Greenough) shows them out through his photography shop, bumping into his scruffy assistant Lewis (Thomas Pickles). Later Lewis tells Father Brown that he has a secret in the confessional, before running out. That night Graham and Margaret are woken by crashing below. Downstairs, Graham swings a cricket bat in the dark and it connects with a sickening thud. When he turns the lights on, Lewis lies at his feet, dead. Inspector Mallory (Jack Deam) believes it's reasonable self-defence but Father Brown suspects it's not quite that simple... duration 45:37   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#404H] Borobudur Restaurant, Alegria's, Poggio Indonesian food starts the show at Borobudur Restaurant. Then traditional Spanish cuisine at Alegria's. Finally we visit Poggio for an Italian dining experience. duration 26:21   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#501H] A French Feast Chef Keller presents two French classics perfect for a dinner party. He combines a myriad of meats and seasonings to create a savory filling for a meat pie. Then he prepares a French version of ice cream pie made with delicate pecan meringues, ice cream and whipped cream. Pate Chaud (Hot Savory Pie) & Pecan Meringue Creme Glacee. duration 28:41   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#104H] Cooking from Le Pelican Jacques, alongside his daughter Claudine, recreates his mother's restaurant recipes from Le Pelican, in Lyon, France. The duo begins with a country-style eggs and swiss chard gratin, including a quick step-by-step bechamel demonstration. Jacques goes on to cure his own meat for a belly-warming dish of kale, sausage, ribs and lima bean stew, followed by a springtime stew of radishes made with aromatic walnut oil. Braised veal breast with pearl onions and artichoke, a hearty medley, continues as Jacques and Claudine serve it all up with style, just as ma mere would have done. To end there's a sweet and juicy dessert of melon and blueberries studded with sage sprigs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Cook's Country [#909H] All Wrapped Up Test cook Bridget Lancaster shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the ultimate bacon-wrapped meatloaf. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of salted butter. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for vacuum sealers. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to making chicken baked in foil with sweet potato and radish. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Breakfast Special A celebration of going out for a morning meal in America. We visit interesting and unusual breakfast spots from a Cuban cafe in downtown St. Augustine to a midwestern eatery in a shopping center outside Columbus, Ohio. We sample pancakes in rural New York state, try loco moco in Hilo, Hawaii, and see what's cooking at the Tin Shed in Portland, Oregon. There's more to life than a bowl of cold cereal. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Urban Conversion [#103H] My Alternative Fuel Future Could an alternatively fueled car be in Rodman's future? Rodman learns what's down the road for hydrogen fuels, gets his hands dirty collecting bio diesel, and is shocked to learn about a mechanical shop that converts classic cars to electric. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Knit and Crochet Now [#907H] Teddy Bear Blankets These cozy bear blankets with whimsical hoods are a great way to keep your little cubs warm and snuggly! Join Rohn Strong as he shows how to knit an adorable teddy bear blanket. Next, Lena Skvagerson shows us this week's square of the week: a cable block. Finally, Jenny King shows us the crochet version of the bear blanket with an Australian Wombat. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#111H] How to Interrogate A Unicorn/The Briefcase * How to Interrogate a Unicorn - When characters escape their books in the library, Olive and Otto must figure out how and why it's happening and put a stop to it. Curriculum: Sorting and classifying; data collection and analysis.
    * The Briefcase - When Ms. O's important briefcase is stolen by a shape shifter, Olive and Otto must get it back. Curriculum: Comparing relative weights of object.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1501] Fifteen - Parts I & II How much can Arthur and his friends do in 15 minutes? Arthur tries to race home to find his report and get back to school before class starts. George gets his shot to win big bucks for his school on the radio show "15 minutes of Fame." Kate and Pal try to defeat the "Red Claw" and their mission of getting kids to play with cats by eliminating all imaginary friends. Can they all accomplish these missions impossible before the clock counts all the way down? Only time will tell! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 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)
  • 6:30 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#109H] A Kid's Guide to Mars/Jet 2 "A Kid's Guide to Mars" - Celery and Carrot need to update their guidebook about Mars, and the kids join them on a trip to see how much things have changed on Mars in the last four billion years. Curriculum: Mars was once (4 billion years ago) a lot like Earth, with oceans, clouds and drinkable water. Something happened 3.7 billion years ago that turned Mars' atmosphere from warm and wet to dry and cold.
    "Jet 2" - Jet builds a robot version of himself, so that he can be in "two places at once!" But Jet learns what jealousy is when the other kids seem to be having more fun with Jet 2 than they are with him! Curriculum: A robot is an automatic mechanical device often resembling a human or animal. Humans build robots to perform the tasks humans can't do, but people are still in control because they give instructions to the robots.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    The Great British Baking Show [#109H] Patisserie It's semi-finals time and the tension is palpable as the bakers take on patisseries. First, they're challenged with Signature baklava. Next is a most demanding Technical task - making the tricky German schichttorte, cooked in stages under a grill to create 20 layers. The Showstopper raises the bar even higher: the final four work non-stop to create two elegant entremets. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    Downton Abbey Season 3 On Masterpiece [#4302] Part Two The Great War is over and the long-awaited engagement of Lady Mary and Matthew is on, but all is not tranquil at Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues, and personal crises grip the majestic English country estate. Shirley MacLaine joins the much-loved cast, which includes Dame Maggie Smith, Elizabeth McGovern, Hugh Bonneville, Dan Stevens, Michelle Dockery, Jim Carter, Penelope Wilton and many others. "No family is ever what it seems from the outside," observes Smith's shrewd character. The fate of Downton Abbey hinges on a letter from a dead man. Edith and Sir Anthony face their own fateful moment. Mrs. Hughes confronts a crisis. duration 55:06   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 pm
    Dancing on the Edge [#102H] Follow the band on a private train ride to a picnic arranged by Donaldson. Stanley and Pamela begin an affair, Julian becomes infatuated with Jessie and band manager Wesley is deported. The Prince of Wales hears the band and expresses his approval. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 10:00 pm
    Dancing on the Edge [#103H] Chart the band's fortunes as jazz-lover Lady Cremone and the Prince of Wales invite them to play for events. They record an album and secure a spot on BBC radio. Masterson sends a cryptic message to Julian. Louis finds Jessie comatose and bloody. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14
  • 11:00 pm
    Great Houses with Julian Fellowes [#102H] Goodwood House Join Fellowes at Goodwood, for 300 years the home of the Dukes of Richmond. He learns how the house and family owe their existence to an affair between King Charles and a French spy and about the House Party, where illicit affairs were conducted. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Foreigner Live at the Symphony In May 2017, the legendary rock 'n' roll band Foreigner performed two sold-out shows together with the 21 st Century Symphony Orchestra & amp; Chorus, conducted by Ernst van Tiel, taped over three spectacular nights in Lucerne, Switzerland. Foreigner Live at the Symphony represents a year-long collaboration between Foreigner founding member and lead guitarist Mick Jones and the Grammy-nominated composing/arranging team, Dave Eggar and Chuck Palmer, exploring the deep symphonic potential of these classic and iconic songs. Celebrating 40 years of chart-topping hits, the band performs "Juke Box Hero," "Cold as Ice," "Blue Morning, Blue Day," "Waiting For a Girl Like You," "Starrider," "Double Vision," "Urgent, " and "I Want to Know What Love Is." duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
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