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KQED Plus: Monday, November 20, 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.

Monday, November 20, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#107H] Canada: The Mighty Polar Bear Migration Journey with Richard Wiese to the barren wilds of Arviat, Canada where polar bears and the Inuit people live in uneasy harmony. Richard is welcomed into a small Inuit community and discovers how these hunter-gatherers struggle to survive in this inhospitable land and preserve their traditional way of life. Richard explores the frozen tundra and comes face-to-face with magnificent polar bears in the wild. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Science Goes to the Movies [#207H] Inside Out and the Science of Comedy Comedian, actor, and author Lewis Black joins the show to talk about Disney's animated film Inside Out - in which he voices the role of "Anger" - and the science of comedy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    I'll Have What Phil's Having [#103H] Paris Join Phil in the place he calls the "City of Sweets" as he indulges in some of the finest hot chocolate, football-sized croissants and vanilla bombes and searches for the best roast chicken and vegetable-centric dishes in the City of Lights. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1403H] Jamestown's Dark Winter Follow forensic anthropologists as they excavate the early American colony and uncover dark secrets. What do the newly discovered bones of a 14-year-old English girl reveal about what really happened during the winter of 1609? duration 55:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Pilgrims: American Experience [#2710] Discover the harrowing and brutal truths behind the Pilgrims' arrival in the New World and the myths of Thanksgiving. Director Ric Burns explores the history of our nation's beginnings in this epic tale of converging forces. duration 1:55:56   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 am
    Soundstage [#1803H] Jason Isbell Jason Isbell's album, Something More Than Free, was named Billboard's #1 Country album of 2015, ahead of country heavyweights like Carrie Underwood and George Strait, proving he is no up-and-comer, he is here to stay! Bringing that spirit to Soundstage, the Alabama native showcases his unmatched talent and proves he is taking the music industry by storm! duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4240] Tavis talks with lyricists Alan and Marilyn Bergman about the world premiere of their latest project, Chasing Mem'ries: A Different Kind of Musical. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4239] Tavis talks with writer-director Dee Rees and actor Jason Mitchell about their film Mudbound. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1610H] Sweet and Spicy Asian Specialties Man on the street Doc Willoughby visits Joanne Chang at Myers + Chang to learn about shell-on shrimp. Then, test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best crispy salt and pepper shrimp at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of Sichuan peppercorns. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making Vietnamese-style caramel chicken with broccoli. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#419H] The Bird Is The Word Who doesn't like chicken? In a salute to our favorite bird, Sara presents two of her most loved recipes: White Bean Chicken Chili and Angry Chicken, cooked with special guest, Top Chef's Dale Talde. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Bakes [#709H] South Atlantic Entertaining in the South Atlantic wouldn't be complete without dessert. Martha prepares Virginia peanut pie, a cross between a peanut butter cookie and peanut brittle; Lady Baltimore cake, a birthday favorite; and ever-popular strawberry shortcake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#218] Outside The Meat Box: Wild Game It's truly refreshing to eat game which is now readily available in many grocery stores. Chef Keller presents some of the most popular game dishes from his Fleur de Lys restaurants with recipes that are tailored to home cooks. Recipes: Horseradish Crusted Venison Chops with Current Sauce; Muscovy Duck Breast with a Vanilla Sauce. duration 27:43   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1627H] Food Hour: The Story of Chocolate From the port city of Cadiz, where conquistadors set off to conquer the New World, intrepid traveler Megan McCormick begins the journey to the Andalusian city of Cordoba to explore 400 years of Moorish occupation, symbolized by its world heritage site, the Mesquita. Then it's into the heart of western Spain and the city of Merida, famed for its Roman ruins, before ending the adventure in the medieval cities of Avila and Trujillo. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Nazi Games - Berlin 1936 See how the Nazis and the IOC turned, to their mutual advantage, a relatively small, elitist sports event into an epic global and mass media spectacle that, despite the IOC's determined attempts to forget, continues to this day. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    Year In Space On March 27, 2015, astronaut Scott Kelly began a historic year in space. Following Scott in space and his identical twin, Mark Kelly, at home on Earth, the 2-part program will tell the story of what it takes, mentally and physically, to spend a year in space and then, using what NASA has learned from the Kelly brothers, what it means for humanity as we journey to Mars and beyond. The first installment will air on PBS within just 24 hours of Scott's planned return to Earth. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23240H] (Original Air Date 11/17/2017) Part two of Charlie's conversation with Jeff Fager about the history of "60 Minutes."
    *We continue with Drew Faust, president of Harvard University, who will be stepping down in July of next year.
    *We conclude with a discussion about President Trump's trip to Asia with Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1102H] To Bang Korean BBQ, Tina's Place and Hopscotch Find spicy kimchee, plentiful banchan and meats grilled tableside at this casual South Bay eatery, To Bang Korean BBQ in Santa Clara. Then find great value, full plates and friendly service in Pinole at Tina's Place. Finally, its hip decor, craft cocktails and American food, with a touch Japanese influence, at Hopscotch in Oakland. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#112H] Fresh Beans Joanne's mother passed down her passion of beans to her, so in this episode Joanne will take us to one of her favorite farms to pick some fresh beans. She'll also travel to an Alaskan Salmon hatchery, and then show her student how to prepare a Succotash and Maple-Mustard Glazed Cedar Plank Salmon dish. Recipes: Sweet Corn and Shell Bean Succotash, Cedar Plank Salmon with Maple-Mustard Glaze. Student: Elizabeth "Libby" Batzel duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#111H] Cattle Call Grilled Steak With Lemon-Thyme Butter; Spicy Rib Roast; Veal Chops With Caper Sauce; Braised Beef In Red Wine. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#503H] Barcelona and Catalunya The creative spirit of Spain's Catalunya the land of Picasso, Gaudi and Salvador Dali is on a roll. We'll get caught up in the festivity of Barcelona, enjoying the vibrant street scenes, tasty tapas and pedestrian-friendly Gothic Quarter. Then we'll take a scenic side trip to mountaintop Montserrat, and finish with an artist's pilgrimage along the Costa Brava to Salvador Dali country seaside Cadaques to visit his home and nearby Figures to experience his playfully surreal mausoleum/museum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Based on Antonino D'Ambrosio's book A Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears, this film tells the story behind Cash's lost Native American-themed concept album and his unique collaboration with folk artist Peter Lafarge. With the still largely unknown recording, Cash placed himself in the middle of the fervent social upheavals gripping the nation in the mid-1960s; facing censorship and an angry backlash from radio stations, DJs and fans for speaking out on behalf of Native people, Cash decided to fight back. The film also chronicles the reimagining of Cash's highly controversial 1964 record on its 50th anniversary, as recorded at Nashville's historic Sound Emporium Studios by such artists as Kris Kristofferson, Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris, Norman Blake, Nancy Blake, Rhiannon Giddens, Gillian Welch, Dave Rawlings, and The Milk Carton Kids, working with album producer Joe Henry and legendary studio musicians Dennis Crouch, Patrick Warren, and Jay Bellerose. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#211H] Rainforest Stew When Chris and Martin go in search of an obscure rainforest creature to add to their Life Lists, the Wild Kratts becomes embroiled in the complex relationships of a tropical rainforest. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 pm
    Odd Squad [#109H] Skip Day/The Great Grinaldi * Skip Day - When Olive catches a case of The Skips and goes missing, rookie agent Otto must solve his first case by himself. Curriculum: Counting and cardinality; counting by threes; pattern recognition. < br>* The Great Grinaldi - Otto rushes to finish a case so he can see his favorite magician, The Great Grinaldi, perform. Curriculum: Fractions. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#110H] The Trouble with Centigurps/Totally Odd Squad * The Trouble with Centigurps - When Otto accidentally releases 100 small furry creatures in headquarters, he recruits Oscar to help get them back before Ms. O finds out. Curriculum: Counting and cardinality; counting by 2's, 5's and 10's to 100.
    * Totally Odd Squad - In a flashback episode, Ms. O tells the story of how she defeated a villain called the Patternista back when she was an agent. Curriculum: Pattern recognition.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1802H] The Friend Who Wasn't There/Surprise! * The Friend Who Wasn't There - Muffy embarks on an epic quest to find her long lost imaginary friend. But she has to be careful - the Crosswire basement is full of bewitched boxes and gadgets and dolls - oh my! Educational Objective: Muffy discovers the value and power of having an imagination.
    * Surprise! - It's Catherine's 16th birthday, and Francine has been cordially UN-invited to the party. With the help of her friends, Francine whips up the perfect present for her big sister - a sneaky surprise with a side of payback! Educational Objective: Francine learns the value of forgiveness.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1803H] The Case of the Girl with the Long Face/The Substitute Arthur * The Case of the girl with the Long Face - Fern's been feeling low and no one can figure out why. Luckily, Buster Baxter is on the case! He'll leave no stone unturned, no lead unexplored, no ice cream uneaten... Educational Objective: Buster and George learn that it's important to respect the feelings of others.
    * The Substitute Arthur - With Arthur out of town, Buster is on the hunt for a new best friend. Problem is, Buster only wants to play games HIS way. Will Buster learn to compromise? Or is he destined to play alone? Educational Objective: Buster realizes that it can be fun to try new things.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#407H] Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One & Two Martha's Thanksgiving, Part One - When Martha learns that Helen's extended family will be coming for Thanksgiving, she decides to search for her own long-lost canine siblings. Tails begin to wag as the family reunites, but where is Martha's mother? Vocabulary: (E) reunion, prepare, organize, trace, quest. Martha's Thanksgiving, Part Two - Still in search of her mother, Martha digs into her past to uncover the reason they were separated. Can Martha and her friends solve the mystery and find her mom in time for the family reunion? Vocabulary: (E) assemble, connect, memory, recognize, arrange. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Father Brown [#103H] The Wrong Shape Ex-doctor Leonard Quinton is foretold of his death by his Indian manservant and asks Father Brown to look after his estranged wife after his death. Quinton is found hanged and murder is suspected by Brown and Inspector Valentine but the unmarked headstone of a three month old baby buried in the garden and his treatment of his wife for morning sickness with a new German drug provides the tragic answer. duration 47:45   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:51 pm
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries [#107H] Murder In Montparnasse As a young woman in Paris after the war, Phryne posed for the famous artist Pierre Sarcelle. Now, 10 years later, Sarcelle's widow arrives in Melbourne asking for her late husband's paintings. When she suddenly disappears, Phryne discovers the connection between Mme Sarcelle and the death of an Australian war veteran who witnessed the 'accidental' death of Sarcelle at Montparnasse train station. As Phryne delves into this investigation, she remembers her own days in Paris and her first love. The two worlds collide as Phryne tracks down the murderer - but Jack is the man who gives her the courage to confront her past. Directed by Clayton Jacobson. Additional Directing by Tony Tilse. Guest stars Peter O'Brien, Vince Colosimo, Linda Cropper and Nick Carrafa. duration 53:25   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 8:47 pm
    Murder Maps [#104H] The Brides in the Bath Killer George Smith had many aliases. He needed them for the many wives he took, all of whom he would soon murder in order to claim an inheritance. Catching this chameleon was a gargantuan challenge. duration 44:13   STEREO TV14
  • 9:33 pm
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#132H] Against The Odds A jockey dies the morning after a big win. But Blake has other worries to deal with - his home life has unexpectedly been thrown into chaos. How will he solve this one? duration 56:56   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:30 pm
    Foyle's War [#801H] High Castle A translator for the Nuremberg trials is killed, leading Foyle into the world of international oil politics and corrupt Nazi businessmen. duration 1:28:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 12:00 am
    Live from the Artists Den [#1003H] Marina and the Diamonds Marina And The Diamonds, fronted by Welsh native Marina Diamandis, gives an eclectic performance of 11 songs in the famous Great Hall at the New York Hall of Science in Corona, NY. She performs her hit song "Primadonna," and includes performances from her most recent album Froot. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
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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!

    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      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!

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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