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KQED Plus: Friday, January 26, 2018

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

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Friday, January 26, 2018
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1008H] It Doesn't End Here After traveling over 5,000 miles in 45 days, the Roadtrippers reach Massachusetts for the final week of their journey. There, they meet with Jeremy England, an MIT biophysicist, and Juan Enriquez, the CEO of Biotechnonomy LLC. Change is the topic of discussion with Juan, who tells the Roadtrippers to 'scare the hell' out of themselves sometimes because stagnancy is the enemy of personal growth. Moving onto the last interview of the trip, the Roadtrippers meet with Lydia Villa-Komaroff, an internationally-acclaimed molecular biologist and Chief Scientific Officer at CytonomeST. Lydia discusses the challenges of being a Mexican-American woman in a male-dominated field, and credits her passion for helping her to overcome obstacles. Afterwards, the team heads to the airport where they reflect on their personal growth and future paths before sharing one last group hug. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:30 am
    Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi [#102H] It Takes Two to Tango (Buenos Aires, Argentina) Mickela gets up close and personal with the locals as she heads to Buenos Aires, Argentina, to learn the seductive dance of tango. From attending the world's largest tango festival to dancing on the city's main stage, Mickela sees it all. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 am
    Catching History's Criminals [#101H] A Question of Identity Where there's a murder, there's a body, and it's often the most significant piece of evidence, preserving important clues. This episode features the first investigation in which DNA fingerprinting was used to convict a serial killer, unearths a historic case involving a college janitor turned detective, and explains how you go about putting a name to a body when it's been dissolved in acid. duration 52:06   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 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
  • 3:00 am
    Tales from the Royal Wardrobe Examine the significance of the royal wardrobes of English monarchs over the last 400 years. Learn why most kings and queens have carefully choreographed every aspect of their apparel and why, for those who haven't, the consequences have sometimes been calamitous. duration 54:25   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 am
    Finding Your Roots [#402H] Unfamiliar Kin Actors Fred Armisen and Christopher Walken and musician Carly Simon each learn about a grandparent whose real identity and background had been a mystery to them ? redefining how they see themselves. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    American Epic [#102H] Blood and Soil Travel to the rural South as Elder Burch, Charley Patton and others record early Delta blues, gospel and protest songs. The Great Flood of 1927 devastates Mississippi River communities, leading to northern migration and Chicago Blues by Howlin' Wolf. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4329Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:30 am
    Foundations of Yoga with Tara Lee [#107H] Balance & Breath Balance & Breath a stabilizing standing series to build strength and balance combined with an oxygenating breath practice. duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1317] Keep The Fun In Functional Fitness In this episode Mary Ann focuses on the fun side of exercise through the use of novelty music and imaginative choreography. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#1006H] Anti Aging Workout Join Miranda Esmonde-White for an all-standing full-body workout designed to keep you feeling young! This zero impact cardio workout will help you burn calories while strengthening your full body. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Ellie's Real Good Food [#207H] Snack Attack Americans get more than 25% of calories from snacks. Ellie shows how to make them count with some great ways to satisfy the cravings we get around the clock. Recipe: - Nutty oatmeal bars - Spring cottage peas with basil - Hummus with cumin-roasted carrots - 3-Ingredient chocolate grape banana skewers. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Simply Ming [#1307H] Ken Oringer There's more than one way to make risotto-style pasta - and this week on Simply Ming, we'll show you two! Boston legend Ken Oringer joins Ming in the loft to make a decadent fideua, while Ming revolutionizes risotto by using toasted barley and adding a sumptuous ratatouille. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Our California [#106H] Toni's Cafe, Antique Engine Museum, All About Equine Joel spends time at a home-style cafe in Merced, a museum dedicated to antique gas and steam engines, and a rescue facility that nurses injured horses back to health to adopts them out. duration 27:57   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:30 am
    Hearst Castle and Ranch: Rob on the Road Explore this magnificent mansion - one of California's most marvelous masterpieces. Join Rob Stewart on a behind-the-scenes tour of Hearst Castle. Then, discover an unspoiled piece of California's old west with a private tour of Hearst Ranch with the great-grandson of William Randolph Hearst. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    John Lewis - Get in the Way Follow the journey of civil rights hero, congressman, and human rights champion John Lewis. At the Selma March, Lewis came face-to-face with club-wielding troopers and exemplified non-violence. Now 76, Lewis is considered the conscience of Congress. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-VL
  • 11:00 am
    Nature [#3201H] Animal Misfits Alongside the fastest, strongest, smartest animals are nature's misfits, odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures that at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival. Left at the starting line in the race for life, these are the apparent losers in the story of evolution, yet somehow they manage to cling to life and in some cases even thrive. "Animal Misfits" reveals some surprising details about how evolution really works, demonstrating that all animals are remarkably well-adapted to their chosen way of life. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Midsomer Murders [#1114H] Talking to the Dead, Part 2 Two couples living on the edge of Barton Woods disappear, leaving the village abuzz with rumors of supernatural causes. According to a local priest, the woods are haunted by the ghosts of monks slaughtered there in the 16th century. As the body count rises, a local psychic offers his services much to Barnaby's chagrin. Guest stars Anton Lesser (Game Of Thrones; Wolf Hall) and Jeroen Krabbe (The Fugitive, The Prince Of Tides). duration 46:27   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1103H] Sessions at The Presidio, Doppio Zero Pizzeria Napoletana and Waterbar The stresses of the day are quenched away with refreshing beers, contemporary comfort food and warm atmosphere at Sessions in The Presidio in San Francisco. In Mountain View, you'll find authentic Neopolitan pizza, Southern Italian cuisine and a trendy, energetic vibe at Doppio Zero Pizzeria Napoletana. Finally, take a trip to San Francisco's Embarcadero waterfront for breathtaking views, eye-popping architecture, market-fresh oysters and gourmet seafood at Waterbar. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#513H] Hawaiian Island Lunch A fan of Hawaiian cuisine, Chef Keller prepares a tasty island lunch. First it's a grilled octopus salad with hearts of palm, sea beans and a chipotle aioli. Then he makes the popular musubi sandwich with sushi rice, nori seaweed, and pork belly. Dessert is a roasted pineapple, infused with vanilla beans and soaked in a rum brown sugar syrup. Grilled Octopus Salad with Hearts of Palm, Hawaiian Musubi Sandwich, & Roasted Pineapple with Vanilla and Rum. duration 28:52   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#102H] All in the Family Making memories with family is at the heart of Jacques' kitchen, and daughter Claudine joins him at the stove to cook the classic recipes from his mother's restaurant. Parisian potage, a simple soup with flavors of yesteryear, reminds Jacques of his beloved Lyon in France. The father-daughter duo continue with poulet a la creme paired with a perfectly pureed side of rice soubise. Granddaughter Shorey arrives just in time to make dessert, carefully watching as Jacques teaches her how to peel and segment an orange for instant orange cake, a perfect citrus ending. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Cook's Country [#907H] The Devil Made Me Do It Test cook Julia Collin Davison uncovers the secrets to perfect grilled chicken diavolo. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for water bottles. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of hard cider. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster shows Chris how to make the ultimate deviled beef short ribs. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    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
  • 4:00 pm
    Urban Conversion [#107H] Farm to Table Date night at a farm-to-table restaurant sends Rodman and Gina on a mission to follow their food back to its roots, volunteering at a local organic market farm. While putting their hands to the dirt, they go beyond the buzzwords to see what goes into local, bio diverse, organic growing. The reward? A farm dinner that reminds them food is about community. Featuring special guest, musician and sustainability advocate, Jack Johnson. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Knit and Crochet Now [#807H] Top Down Sweaters Let's take it from the top down. Lena Skvagerson knits a comfy tunic sweater with a saucy split at the neckline. Melissa Leapman knits mitered squares in the technique corner. Then, Ellen Gormley crochets a lacy, casual, pullover with a Bruges lace neckline and no seams. duration 28:00   STEREO TVG
  • 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 [#1909H] Mr. Ratburns Secret Identity/Besties * Mr. Ratburn's Secret Identity - Mysterious calls. Superhuman strength. Is Mr. Ratburn secretly a superhero? The kids search for the truth behind the Man in Green. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends learn not to jump to conclusions.
    * Besties - When Buster and Ladonna bond over a memorable trip to the movies, Arthur feels left out. Has Ladonna taken his place as Buster's best bud? Educational Objective: Arthur learns that just because your friends spend time with other people, it doesn't mean they don't care about you.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1910H] The Last Day (Part 1 & 2) It's a time of change at Lakewood Elementary. Arthur and Buster are going into 4th grade (and will do anything to get the cool new teacher, MC-voiced by special guest B.J. Novak). Meanwhile, D.W. and Bud prepare to enter kindergarten and Muffy and Francine contemplate how spending the summer away from each other will affect their friendship. Educational Objective: Arthur and friends learn to embrace the future, while appreciating the past. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#137H] Castaway Carrot/Jet Can't Sleep After an afternoon on the Moon, Celery, Jet, and Sunspot discover, as they fly to Earth, that they have mistakenly left Carrot on the Moon! Then the saucer malfunctions and they receive news of a possible solar storm headed their way. In a nail-biter, Jet and Sunspot do a mid-outer space repair job - as per Celery's instructions -with Carrot comically adapting to the Moon environment. In the end, the saucer is fixed, Carrot is rescued, and the solar storm heads in the opposite direction of the Moon. / When a loud thunderstorm hits the neighborhood one evening, the Propulsions are woken up. They gather in the kitchen as the noisy storm rages on, and Jet is too excited to get back to sleep. Carrot, Celery, and Sunspot are sympathetic - they're in the same boat! During the night they all learn about Earth storms as compared to storms on other planets. And then they all try to get Jet to fall back asleep, a seemingly impossible task. They use more and more absurd methods, until Celery has a conventional Earthie solution: sing a lullaby. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Inspector George Gently [#103H] Bomber's Moon Is the death of a German businessman connected to anti-German sentiments or connected to Army Special Forces? duration 1:28:25   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 pm
    Murder on the Home Front When young women are found murdered amid the chaos of the London Blitz of World War II, brilliant Home Office Pathologist Dr. Lennox Collins (Patrick Kennedy), on his first murder case, and his newly recruited assistant Molly Cooper (Tamzin Merchant) clash with the police over just who the main suspect is. Employing groundbreaking forensic techniques, can Lennox and Molly save a seemingly innocent man from the gallows and prove there may be more to these murders than meets the eye? duration 1:26:15   STEREO TV14
  • 10:00 pm
    Masterpiece Mystery! [#4432H] Miss Marple Season 7: Greenshaw's Folly When an old family friend and her young son turn to Miss Marple for assistance, she finds them work and lodging at nearby Greenshaw's Folly, the family home of an eccentric botanist. All seems well, until the house's loyal butler dies unexpectedly. When another houseguest goes missing, Miss Marple begins a search for the truth, unveiling secrets of both the past and present. Fiona Shaw guest stars. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 pm
    Adventures of Sherlock Holmes [#104] The Case of Lady Beryl Inspector Lestrade (Archie Duncan) and Dr. Watson investigate a murder at the Beryl residence, but to their surprise get a confession from Lady Beryl, which Holmes does not credit. Holmes recreates the crime scene to expose the actual murderer. Filmed in 1954 and directed by Jack Gage. duration 26:52   TVG
  • 12:00 am
    The Kate [#103H] Jarrod Spector Actor and Broadway tenor Jarrod Spector channels the experience of playing 1500+ performances of Frankie Valli in Jersey Boysto deliver a dazzling storyboard of male vocalists from classic to modern. Experience the unstoppable energy of hits like "Good Vibrations," "Uptown Girl" and "Walk Like a Man" paired with swoon-worthy renditions of "Maybe I'm Amazed" and Enrico Caruso's "Una Furtiva." Spector's reverent interpretations illustrate his closeness to the material and his deep respect for these influential artists: Freddie Mercury, Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, The Beach Boys, and of course, Frankie Valli. From "Star Search" to failed TV pilots, Jarrod's story is told with humor, tender moments and powerful singing. duration 57:58   STEREO TVPG
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