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KQED Plus: Monday, January 29, 2018

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

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Monday, January 29, 2018
  • 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
  • 1:00 am
    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
  • 2:00 am
    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
  • 4:00 am
    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
  • 5:00 am
    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
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4330Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:30 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#128] Breath With cat rolls, Laura's Series, Jathara Parivarttanasana, Moon rise and others. duration 27:31   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1318] Variety, The Spice of Life Mary Ann combines a variety of exercises that improve function including a new exercise that uses the fingers and breath to control abdominal muscles. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#1007H] Power Up Your Legs Join Miranda Esmonde-White on the white sandy beaches of Jamaica. This all-barre workout focuses on strengthening your legs and will make you feel lighter in just 30 minutes! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Ellie's Real Good Food [#107H] The Goods On Gluten-Free There's a gluten-free explosion days, but how much of it is real and how much of it is hype? Ellie demystifies the gluten issue once and for all with the help of her stepbrother and yoga instructor David Wilder, who has celiac disease. In this episode, Ellie also underscores just how many foods are naturally gluten-free, with recipes that will satisfy everyone. Recipes: Multigrain pancakes; Steak au poivre salad; Roasted salmon and fennel with lemon and thyme. 3 Ingredient Recipe: Greek yogurt with warm walnuts and honey. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Ciao Italia [#2607H] Heavenly Sweets/Dolci Celesti Father Jonathan DeFelice is a college president who loves to cook. Mary Ann joins him in the St. Anselm College's monastery kitchen to prepare two childhood favorites. First it's Struffoli, deep-fried, honey-coated sweet dough balls, dusted with hundreds-of-thousands. Then Mary Ann prepares crispy, deep-fried, sugar dusted Cenci. Let us give thanks. duration 25:49   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1604H] Art Trails of the French Riviera Kate Comer searches out the refuges and favorite playgrounds of great artists like Cezanne, Renoir, Picasso and Chagall along the extraordinary art trail of the French Riviera. Exploring the towns of Arles, Aix, Cagnes-sur-Mer, Antibes, Vence, Biot and Nice, Kate takes in the sun and peerless blue skies, the rugged mountains and sublime coastline that attracted these iconoclasts to the Riviera. duration 56:57   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson [#105H] Cold Only in the last 200 years have humans learned how to make things cold. Johnson explains how ice entrepreneur Frederic Tudor made ice delivery the second biggest export business in the U.S. and visits the place where Clarence Birdseye, the father of the frozen food industry, experienced his eureka moment. He also travels to Dubai to see how mastery of cold has led to penguins in the desert. From IVF to food, politics and Hollywood to human migration, the unsung heroes of cold have led the way. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    This Old House Hour [#1612H] Norm installs an old door and Tom puts in the corner cabinet. A stone wall is installed in pre-made sections. On ASK THIS OLD HOUSE, Tom converts a regular door into a Dutch door; Jenn updates a landscape without buying new plants. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries [#302H] Murder and the Maiden When a high-ranking RAAF officer disappears without explanation from an RAAF Base, Phryne is called upon by an old flame to discreetly solve the mystery. duration 54:21   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#809H] Naschmarkt, Cafe Tiramisu and Wood Tavern * A little taste of Austria thrives in downtown Campbell at Naschmarkt Restaurant, where the Vienna-born chef lightens up schnitzels and spatzles with Californian ingredients.
    * Next, Cafe Tiramisu in San Francisco's scenic Belden Place charms Italian aficionados with its authentic fare and al fresco, alleyway-ambiance.
    * Heading east, Oakland's Wood Tavern is a College Avenue neighborhood hub that offers an American brasserie-inspired menu.
    duration 26:48   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Joanne Weir Gets Fresh [#204H] Alliums If Joanne were stranded on a desert island and could only choose one vegetable, it would be onions. She would be literally lost without them! Today she's visiting McEvoy Olive Ranch in Western Marin County, and with her student Bridget, they'll make grilled coriander and cardamom dusted scallops, and farro risotto with caramelized onions and crisp shallots. Join them as they celebrate Alliums. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#104H] Veg-In! Ragout Of Asparagus; Zucchini And Tomato Gratin; Cauliflower Gratin; Artichoke Hearts Helen; Corn Tempura. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#706H] 5 Ingredients Spells Dinner The best chefs know that beans can round out a meal with extra flavor and texture, and today we have two of the best chefs. Joey Campanaro of New York's Little Own makes an amazing salad dressing chicken with escarole and bean salad on the side, and chef Ming Tsai joins his old buddy Sara to make black bean scallops and zucchini. Then, it's a fascinating visit with an expert on raw milk cheeses Mother Noella Marcellino, a microbiologist and Benedictine nun. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    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
  • 4:00 pm
    P. Allen Smith's Garden Home [#1606H] No Passport Necessary You don't have to leave home to relax and take a break from life. P. Allen Smith will show you how to incorporate the vacation style and mindset into your everyday. duration 27:01   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 pm
    Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting [#3006H] Shooting Stars A traditional, 8-pointed star design by Debra Finan is the featured quilt on this episode. Its scrappy look is ideal for fat quarter or 2-1/2" strip collections. Debra and host Sara Gallegos even show you how to re-size the quilt block into larger and smaller versions. duration 27:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#112H] Best Seats in the House/Agent Obfusco * Best Seats in the House - Olive and Otto battle Oren and Olaf for the best chairs at Odd Squad while Ms. O and Oscar run a top secret mission. Curriculum: Calendar.
    * Agent Obfusco - Olive and Otto become concerned when they find out their Odd Squad test is being administered by Agent Obfusco - a mysterious agent who speaks only in word problems. Curriculum: Logic problems.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1401] The Wheel Deal/The Buster Report * The Wheel Deal - After an injury, Brain has to spend some time using a wheelchair. But now he can't compete in a basketball tournament for charity! Or, can he? He meets a new friend, Lydia Fox, who just happens to be a wheelchair basketball player...and shows him how it's done. (Lydia is the winning character of the "Arthur CVS All Kids Can" Contest!)
    * The Buster Report - The kids are assigned to write a report on someone they admire. To everyone's surprise, most especially Buster's, George picks....Buster! Will George focus on Buster's joke telling, the sandwich named after Buster, or Buster's famous food collection? Or...will George sing the praises of some of Buster's other traits that often go overlooked?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#1402] The Agent of Change/D.W. Unties The Knot * The Agent of Change The latest animated hit in movie theaters about a boy and his truck has left Muffy and Francine disappointed. Why doesn't there seem to be any cool female characters on screen? So with the help of a very talented artist, Molly, the "Group of Three" set out to make their own movie!
    * D.W. Unties the Knot - After watching "The Wedding Channel," D.W. wants to get married! And, having no idea what this really means, she starts planning herself the biggest unicorn wedding imaginable. But D. W. soon realizes that she's getting more than she bargained for. Can she back out in time?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Ready Jet Go! [#139H] Not A Sound/Mindy In Space The kids get information from Dr. Rafferty and then travel to outer space to confirm the amazing fact that there is no sound in outer space... even though Jet is convinced he's heard sounds all over the solar system. / After Mindy laments the fact that she's still only 4 and still can't go to space with the other kids, Sydney, Jet, Sean, and Sunspot plan a full makeshift, cobbled together "Day in Space" right there in Jet's yard. Mindy's day ends on a nearby hilltop where they all watch a real, amazing, actual space event - the Leonid Meteor Showers shooting across the sky! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Father Brown [#112H] The Maddest of All Ex-serviceman Felix Underwood, a mental patient at the Danvers Retreat, dies suddenly in the street. Events take an unusual turn when he returns to life two days later at his church committal. Father Brown assists Inspector Sullivan to discover the reason for the resurrection, and gets himself committed. duration 46:20   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:48 pm
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries [#303H] Murder and Mozzarella In the world of family Italian restaurants, old grudges from the village are stirred up when matriarch Nonna Luisa dies and the ownership of a secret book of recipes becomes the suspected motive. duration 56:12   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 8:46 pm
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#104H] Brotherly Love A delirious prisoner on death row tells Dr Lucien Blake that he is innocent of the police shooting for which he is soon to hang. Dr Blake pulls out all stops to uncover the truth. duration 58:13   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:46 pm
    Grantchester Season 3 On Masterpiece [#4731] Season Three - Episode Seven A boy goes missing and the entire village heads out in search of him. Sidney, Geordie, Leonard and Mrs. Maguire all take steps in a new direction. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:45 pm
    Agatha Christie's Partners In Crime [#105H] N Or M? Part 2 When their prime suspect turns up dead, the Beresfords look elsewhere for the bomb thief. Tommy thinks it's Carl Denim, a beatnik who's flirting with Tuppence. Tuppence thinks it's the glamorous Mrs. Sprot, who has her eye on Tommy. Tommy lets his guard down and ends up in trouble. duration 53:15   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 11:41 pm
    Alzheimer's: A Love Story A moving short documentary on the power of love through all obstacles, Alzheimer's A Love Story beautifully captures one couple's intimate struggle with a disease that indiscriminately impacts millions of elders. Those diagnosed live an average of eight years after their symptoms first become noticeable. It has been 11 years for Greg, who now lives in a memory care facility in Chicago. And every day, his husband Michael; a practical, kind, earnest, and resilient man who looks like Santa Claus and approaches the disease with the practicality of a retired educator (which he is), visits the love of his life and fights to preserve the memory of their 40 years together. Alzheimer's A Love Story has screened at over 50 film festivals internationally and won both audience and juried awards, including both the Best Short Film and Best LGBT Film at the Cannes American Pavilion Emerging Filmmakers Showcase. duration 16:34  
  • 12:00 am
    Front and Center [#803H] Mike + The Mechanics Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Mike Rutherford, and his band Mike + the Mechanics, perform new material as well as greatest hits including "Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)," "All I Need is a Miracle," and "The Living Years" in Asbury Park, NJ. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
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