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KQED Plus: Thursday, December 21, 2017

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

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Thursday, December 21, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1606H] Tough Boats: The Nile, Egypt Globe trekker Holly Morris travels down the iconic Nile River from Aswan to Cairo visiting some of the greatest sites of antiquity from the age of pharaohs, including the temples of Ramses the 2nd in Abu Simbel, the Valley of the Kings, and the Great Pyramids. duration 57:31   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Midsomer Murders [#1103H] Shot at Dawn, Part 1 A nine-decade rivalry between the Hammond and Hicks families turns violent after a dishonored soldier's name is added to the World War I memorial near Midsomer Parva. When the Hicks patriarch is found dead, suspicion naturally falls on the Hammonds. As the investigation proceeds, however, it appears that the two families have much more in common than they believed. Guest stars Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey, Home Fires) and Gemma Craven (Doc Martin). duration 46:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:49 am
    Midsomer Murders [#1104H] Shot at Dawn, Part 2 A nine-decade rivalry between the Hammond and Hicks families turns violent after a dishonored soldier's name is added to the World War I memorial near Midsomer Parva. When the Hicks patriarch is found dead, suspicion naturally falls on the Hammonds. As the investigation proceeds, however, it appears that the two families have much more in common than they believed. Guest stars Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey, Home Fires) and Gemma Craven (Doc Martin). duration 48:40   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:40 am
    New Tricks [#701] Dead Man Talking A psychic tells a dead man's daughter she needs to resolve his unfinished business. duration 51:51   STEREO
  • 3:35 am
    Death In Paradise [#140H] Flames of Love The team face an impossible murder when a young backpacker is shot inside a sealed room. duration 52:20   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:30 am
    Inspector Lewis Season 8 On Masterpiece [#4633H] One for Sorrow Learn if Lewis, who needs to prove himself to a new boss, and Hathaway can establish a connection between the remains of a body discovered in a well and the death of a young artist. Hathaway finally gets to know his estranged father. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4303] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#107] Forward Folds - Version One With Paschimottanasana, Janu Sirasana, Ardha Baddhu Padma, and others. duration 26:56   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1605H] Neglected Areas of Body This episode begins slow and easy with great music to accompany exercises for posture using a towel and band, a large ball for balance, in addition to exercises for hips, carpal tunnel and the pelvic floor. duration 26:50   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#909H] Weight Loss: Posture Workout duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Delicious TV's Vegan Mashup [#101H] Party Foods This episode is packed with good ideas and Miyoko goes "nutty" for vegan cheese you'll have to try to believe! With our guest chef topping it off with a Cherry Sangria, you'll be ready to throw your next party. Gruyere and Pear Croustade/Tempeh Bites/Tzatsiki/Beet Tapenade/Cherry Sangria/Ceveche. duration 26:40   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Mexico -- One Plate at a Time with Rick Bayless [#1001H] A Seafood Dream Ever seen a kid in a candy store? Their excitement pales next to a chef in a market. An early morning trek to the Central de Abastos, one of the world's largest markets, with Rick Bayless and Chef Eduardo "Lalo" Garcia, proves exhilarating. Neither chef can talk fast enough about all the dishes they want to make from the mind-boggling stacks of nopales, the fragrant herbs, the crisp greens, the juicy pitayas and mangos. Chef Lalo's path to his wildly popular Maximo Bistrot in Mexico City includes migrant work on produce farms and stints in fine-dining establishments in Atlanta and New York City. Today, his suckling pig carnitas have a massive following. Lucky for us, he and Rick cook the dish in his restaurant kitchen. Rick and Chef Enrique Olvera, owner of Pujol and arguably Mexico's top chef, talk about the evolution of Mexican food and the challenge to change people's perception of the cuisine. At home, Rick coaxes amazing flavors from humble tomatillos, pork and potatoes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#210H] Little Haiti Mickela gets transported to Haiti in the streets of Flatbush, Brooklyn with drum lessons, dance classes, and local shops. duration 27:12   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Family Ingredients [#102H] Okinawa - Soki Soba Don't confuse Okinawan soba with Japanese soba. The blend of noodles, soup, and pork spare ribs embodies the spirit of the Okinawan people and the complex history of their islands. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    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 1:25:28   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    European Christmas Markets Discover Europe's Christmas Markets, where the town center, market square or just the narrow, cobblestone streets of the cities and towns of Europe come alive in winter with festively decorated wooden stalls offering all sorts of treats and delights. Travel along the rivers that connect Germany, France and Switzerland (the Mosel, Rhine and Main rivers), visit cities and towns and learn of their history, see their major sights, and visit their charming markets. Besides being a visual treat, the show is also a musical treat, as the Kingston Trio provides special folk arrangements of traditional Christmas carols to add to the magic and enchantment of the medieval and castle towns we visit. This show is a true Christmas treat, with the warmth and the fun of the holiday season, and some geography and history lessons to boot! duration 26:04   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#1103H] Shot at Dawn, Part 1 A nine-decade rivalry between the Hammond and Hicks families turns violent after a dishonored soldier's name is added to the World War I memorial near Midsomer Parva. When the Hicks patriarch is found dead, suspicion naturally falls on the Hammonds. As the investigation proceeds, however, it appears that the two families have much more in common than they believed. Guest stars Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey, Home Fires) and Gemma Craven (Doc Martin). duration 46:11   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#701H] Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli and Gamine Bellanico, Davey Jones Deli and Gamine are the restaurants selected by local diners. Will the three guests agree on their Bay Area favorites? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir's Cooking Confidence [#119H] Passport to Sardinia The island of Sardinia is one of Joanne's favorite places. She created a menu to take her student Di there, fregola with clams and tomatoes and a yellow and green bean salad with cherry tomatoes and basil. Recipes: Roasted Olives with Orange, Bay and Fennel, Fregola, Clams and Tomatoes, and Yellow and Green Bean Salad with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil. Student: Di Harris, Retired Nanny. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    In Julia's Kitchen with Master Chefs [#101] Roberto Donna Chef Roberto Donna creates pizza margherita and panino di pizza, and demonstrates his techniques for making pizza dough -- gently kneading, petting, patting and tossing the dough to avoid disturbing the yeast. He also suggests tearing basil leaves to get the best flavor. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1701H] Cast Iron Staples Hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster debunk cast iron myths and share the basics for cast iron care. Then, Julia shows Bridget how to make the ultimate cast iron steak. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews paper towel holders in the Equipment Corner. And finally, test cook Dan Souza uncovers the secrets to crisp roast butterflied chicken with rosemary and garlic. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Murder Maps [#203H] The Lady Killer As Europe recovered from the damage of WWII, soldiers made their way home from the front line. One man couldn't leave the battlefield behind, and he brought back all the savagery and brutality of the fighting. duration 59:35   STEREO TV14
  • 4:00 pm
    P. Allen Smith's Garden to Table [#101H] Pizza Party In P. Allen Smith's first Garden to Table episode, he's throwing a pizza party, and showcases several recipes, including a delicious Greek salad, an easy way to make pizza dough and a fresh strawberry sorbeto. Allen creates a fun tablescape using interesting items from the garden. Also, Allen gives tips on what herbs can be planted together and taken straight from Garden to Table. duration 26:31   TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Quilting Arts [#2001H] Celebrate The Artist Within Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Quilting Arts. Host Susan Brubaker Knapp presents a retrospective featuring the artists, past and present, who express and advance the quilting arts. Collage artist Leni Wiener creates quilted portraits with applique. Sarah Ann Smith and Susan Brubaker Knapp share their paths to becoming professional quilt artists. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#104H] Reindeer Games Reindeer Games - In this Christmas-themed episode, Olive and Otto help Santa track down his missing reindeer. Also, Oscar helps Ms. O get off Santa's naughty list. Curriculum: Coordinate graphing; greater than and less than. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1001] Happy Anniversary, Parts I & II Arthur's parents have been married for 10 years and it's time to celebrate! But the festivities are cut short when the van breaks down, stranding the whole family. Will the Reads miss their fancy dinner reservation? And what about Arthur's special "Bionic Bunny" sleepover with Buster?! Just when things couldn't get any worse, Arthur and D.W. end up locked in a diner storeroom - but when they hear the inspiring radio tale of Crooning Cowboy Kid Carter and his little sister sidekick, Arthur realizes that the best celebration of all is just being with his family. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1002] The Squirrels/Fern & Persimmony Glitchet * The Squirrels: After watching the classic horror movie, "The Squirrels", Arthur and his friends are scared to step out into the playground - and just about everywhere else! Are squirrels suddenly trying to take over the world? Will Arthur ever be able to go outside again? Or, will he and the gang find a way to make friends with their furry neighbors?
    * Fern & Persimmony Glitchet: Fern's story about perfect Felicity Bonchance is thought perfectly boring by her friends,so Fern seeks advice from Persimmony Glitchet, the mysterious and elusive author of the book series, Horrendously Horrible Happenings. With Mr. Glitchet's help, Fern learns that creativity, imagination, and hard work - not sugar and spice - are the real ingredients for a good tale.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#213H] Skits On Ice/Martha's Steamed! * Skits on Ice - Skits is afraid of hockey pucks, but why? Helen tells the story of how puppy Skits chased a puck onto thin ice, and how quick thinking by Martha saved the day. Vocabulary: (E) risky, thaw(ing), solid, freeze/frozen, defrost (I) ice(y), cold, melt, puck, hockey, thin.
    * Martha's Steamed! - When Helen and Martha discover a dog locked in a hot car on a sweltering summer's day, they snap into action. While they try to track down the owner, it becomes almost impossible for them to keep their cool. Vocabulary: (E) emergency, scorching, parched, sizzling, broiling (I) panting, sweat(y), heat, thirsty, page.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Jesse Cook: Live In Concert This unique live concert experience featuring gorgeous visuals, innovative video projection and unparalleled musicianship. It was recorded live in concert at the Rose Theatre in Brampton, Ontario May 2012; platinum-selling guitar sensation Jesse Cook takes viewers on a musical journey of discovery with his blend of rumba, flamenco, and salsa guitar. duration 1:27:08   TVG
  • 8:30 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
  • 10:00 pm
    Great Performances [#4110B] The Moody Blues: Days of Future Passed Live duration 1:56:52   STEREO
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1003H] The Power of Serendipity Outside of San Francisco, the team arrives at the Jelly Belly factory to meet with Elise Benstein, a food scientist who develops new Jelly Belly flavors. Elise encourages the Roadtrippers to be open to unplanned opportunity; after all, she never would have thought her job would consist of making Root Beer-flavored candy, but she loves it. From California, the crew winds east to Arizona, where they meet with Deon Clark, a nuclear engineer. Deon joined the navy as a teenager to escape the drugs and violence of his neighborhood, and stresses the importance of rejecting peer pressure. Moving onto New Mexico, the team meets two-time Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Paul Salopek, whose non-linear life experiences teach the Roadtrippers to embrace serendipity. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:30 am
    Bare Feet In NYC with Mickela Mallozzi [#210H] Little Haiti Mickela gets transported to Haiti in the streets of Flatbush, Brooklyn with drum lessons, dance classes, and local shops. duration 27:12   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
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