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KQED Plus: Friday, September 22, 2017

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

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Friday, September 22, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#1204H] Challenge The Status Quo The road-trippers head to Skywalker Ranch, where Star Wars sound designer Ben Burtt recounts driving cross-country to California twice before his dreams of being a sound designer beat back his fear of change. Pixar animator Ralph Eggleston talks about getting beyond the world you inhabit and going deeper into what interests you, and Janice Levenhagen-Seeley of ChickTech advocates challenging the status quo. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#407H] Chattanooga, Tennessee - Moonpies, Incline Railway, and the View of Seven States The Kelly's return to Tennessee, and this time to explore a favorite family destination, Chattanooga. Here, Colleen and her family soak up the local color by tasting some delicious moonpies, and trying their hand at rock climbing in the heart of Chattanooga. They even take a ride on the world's steepest passenger railway! Then, they head to Rock City, a gorgeous mountain with a breathtaking waterfall, where they marvel at the views of not only the Tennessee mountains, but also six different states. duration 26:46   TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Great British Baking Show [#305H] Alternative Ingredients See how the remaining contestants bake without sugar, gluten or dairy. In the Signature challenge, they create a variety of sugar-free cakes. Gluten-free pitas are in store for the Technical, and the Showstopper features dairy-free ice cream rolls. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Great British Baking Show [#306H] Pastry Enter the competition tent to see the bakers prove their pastry skills, first with frangipane tarts in the Signature. The Technical throws them into uncharted territory with a mystery pastry: flaouna. The Showstopper demands bite-sized vol-au-vents. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    British Antiques Roadshow [#3707H] Chenies Manor 2 duration 58:11   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Finding Your Roots [#208H] The British Invasion Sally Field learns that she descends from William Bradford, who arrived on the Mayflower and helped his fellow Puritans establish their new lives in colonial America. Her ancestors sided with the British crown during the war for independence and paid the ultimate price. Deepak Chopra's family made a similar gamble while living under harsh British rule in India - his grandparents pledged their loyalty to the British in hopes of achieving a higher place in society, and his father chose to fight alongside British soldiers during WWII. Sting's ancestors, who fueled Great Britain's world dominance during the Pax Britannica by building its merchant ships and working in its coal mines, toiled under unbearable working conditions and Dickensian poverty. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:00 am
    Andrea Bocelli - Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special Hear the international superstar, special guests and conductor Zubin Mehta in a once-in-a-lifetime concert at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy. Join host Chad Smith and Bocelli for tours of the tenor's Tuscan villa and the city of Florence. duration 56:46   SRND51
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4199] Tavis talks with Congressman Steve Cohen about his plans to file Articles of Impeachment against President Trump and with Sonequa Martin-Green about her seminal lead role in television's Star Trek: Discovery. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4198] Tavis talks with novelist Salman Rushdie about his latest work The Golden House: A Novel. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1621H] Dinner In Cuba Man on the street Doc Willoughby learns all about Cuban cuisine at La Carreta in Miami, Florida. Then, host Christopher Kimball goes into the test kitchen with test cook Dan Souza to learn how to make the best Cuban braised shredded beef at home. Next, test cook Becky Hays uncovers the secrets to making fried sweet plantains. Then, testing expert Adam Ried reviews grapefruit knives in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make the ultimate mango, orange, and jicama salad. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Sara's Weeknight Meals [#608H] Girlpower: Hot Young Female Chefs Sara is all about empowering women in the kitchen, whether it's at home or in a restaurant. In this show she visits two up and coming female chefs who are changing their worlds. First, Mashama Baily of Savannah's The Grey, a hot new restaurant in that city's former Greyhound Station. They cook together, and Mashama takes Sara on a cook's tour of Savannah.
    Back in Sara's kitchen, Amanda Cohen of New York's Dirt Candy stops by to cook her zucchini and Pasta noodles with garlicky yogurt sauce. On the side, her Kentucky lemonade spiked with a good dose of bourbon and beet juice for color. Recipes: Zucchini and pasta noodles with garlicky yogurt sauce, Kentucky lemonade.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:00 am
    Martha Stewart's Cooking School [#508H] Kebabs Get grilling with Martha as she introduces exotic flavors to your next cookout. Learn four techniques for four grilled recipes: fish in banana leaves, date-glazed lamb chops, sea bass fillets with okra kebabs, and spatchcocked saffron chicken. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#322] Demystifying Duck Confit Many people love eating duck confit with its super succulent texture and flavor, but never tried to make it. Chef Keller shows us how to make it step-by-step at home and then uses the meat to create a beautiful terrine. Recipes: Duck Confit, Duck and Pork Terrine with Pistachios duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Globe Trekker [#1615H] Food Hour: The Story of Beer Beer is the world's oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic beverage. In fact, it's the third most popular drink overall, after water and tea. China is currently the world's leading beer producer, whereas the Czech Republic is the biggest consumer, with an average of 143 liters of amber gold each year per person! These are some of the beer facts that will be shared in this informative and entertaining episode hosted by Globe Trekker Judith Jones. Together with fellow travelers from around the world, Judith uncovers the extraordinary popularity behind the favorite alcoholic beverage of millions of people worldwide. duration 58:00   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 am
    Editor and the Dragon: Horace Carter Fights The Klan Narrated by Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman, this documentary tells the story of Pulitzer Prize-winning publisher Horace Carter (1921-2009) and his bold reporting on the Ku Klux Klan in the pre-Civil Rights era. Carter, the 29-year-old editor of the weekly Tabor City Tribune, stood against the Klan and risking life, livelihood, friendships and his family's safety to protest the Klan's racist rhetoric and vigilantism. His courageous reports and the unwavering integrity of his weekly editorials helped lead to the first FBI investigation of the Klan during that era, and to the arrest and conviction of nearly 100 Klansmen. Archival footage and interviews with Carter, his family, Tabor City (North Carolina) residents, journalists and historians help piece together this dark chapter in American history. duration 57:03   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    India - Nature's Wonderland [#102H] Continue exploring India and meet a man who spent 30 years planting his own rainforest. On the way, encounter demoiselle cranes, tahr goats, one-horned rhinos, the tiny pika and lion-tailed macaques. Witness the mass hatching of olive ridley turtles. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23199] (original air date 9/21/2017) We begin with Jens Stoltenberg, secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and former prime minister of Norway.
    *We conclude with Brian Moynihan, chairman and C.E.O. of Bank of America.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 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 Gets Fresh [#202H] Eggs Joanne is a huge fan of eggs- - who doesn't have them in the fridge? - which makes them the perfect go-to food. They shine on their own, but are easy to dress up. Today, they are going to go to a California egg farm, and then Joanne and her student Stella will make yummy deviled eggs, open face toast with fennel, Frisee, prosciutto grana padano, and poached egg and lavender-lime souffle in a skillet. If you're an egg fan like Joanne is, this is the perfect show for you. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Jacques Pepin: Heart & Soul [#110H] Global Gastronomy Jacques brings together culinary treasures from exotic cuisines around the world. He starts in Asia with Japanese-inspired broiled salmon with miso glaze followed by a colorful feast of chirashi sushi. This smorgasbord of seafood is followed by authentic, vibrant South American flavors in an easy-to-follow recipe of grilled chicken tenders with chimichurri. Jacques then takes our taste buds across the Atlantic to Europe for a spirited ending of sabayon with Madeira and grapes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Rick Steves' Europe [#808H] Italy's Veneto: Verona, Padua, and Ravenna In the shadow of Venice, we visit three great cities. Padua is famed for its venerable university, precious Giotto frescoes, and pilgrim-packed Basilica. Verona is a hit with aficionados of Roman ruins and Romeo and Juliet fans. And Ravenna, with its shimmering mosaics, was once the western bastion of the Byzantine Empire. We enliven each stop with a tasty dose of Italian dolce vita. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Craft In America [#801H] Teachers Follow artists committed to passing on their skills and passion for craft to new generations. Featured are Barbara Teller Ornelas, Lynda Teller Pete, Therman Statom, Mark Mitsuda at Punahou School and Linda Sikora at Alfred University. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:00 pm
    Wild Kratts [#125H] Mimic While exploring why some animals mimic the looks of others, Martin and Chris encounter a cheetah cub and its mom. But before they know it, evil fashion designer, Donita Donata, 'cat-naps' the startled mom right in front of their eyes. The Wild Kratts team springs into action on a rescue mission before Donita adds the momma cheetah to her new fall line. Martin discovers that the cheetah cub has unexpected powers of mimicry, and it's ability to mimic the ferocious honey badger - is the key to foiling Donita and protecting the cheetah. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 4:30 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)
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#113H] Life of O'Brian/Whatever Happened to Agent Oz? * Life of O'Brian - When a miffed O'Brian won't let Olive access the tubes, she has to solve the mystery of what she did to upset him. Curriculum: Time.
    * Whatever Happened to Agent Oz? - Olive tells Otto the story of what happened to Octavia's partner, Agent Oz. Curriculum: Estimation.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#1105] Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery/Strangers on a Train * Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery - Nadine, D.W.'s imaginary friend is missing! Baby Kate, Pal, Amigo, and Nemo are all on the case and won't give up until this mystery is solved - even if some fur gets ruffled along the way! Could the Tibbles be hiding Nadine? Or is the solution to the mystery closer to home?
    * Strangers on a Train - Sue Ellen can't wait to travel on an old-fashioned train with her mom. It will be just like those black and white movies! But once aboard, Sue Ellen discovers that the train is not as spectacular as she had hoped - until she finds a mysterious diary on board. Could it belong to the ghost of the "Crown City Star"??
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#904] Buster's Green Thumb/My Fair Tommy * Buster's Green Thumb - Buster finds out that his collection of old food makes excellent compost - which makes for even better tomatoes! But he's dismayed when he runs out of fresh veggies to give away. until his new friend who runs the community garden shows him what it takes to grow and care for his own plants.
    * My Fair Tommy - Neither of the Tibble twins has ever won the coveted "Good Behavior of the Week" cupcake award. When Tommy sets his sights on getting the prize, can D.W. show him how it's done, or will Timmy stand in his way?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#506H] Mouse Patrol/The Big Knockover Mouse Patrol - Mice have invaded the neighborhood and Martha's here to help. Her rodent-ridding skills are superb, but once she gets to know these friendly, furry nomads the job gets complicated. Vocabulary: (E) invade, obstacle, predicament, relocate, soution. The Big Knockover - Trash cans are being knocked down across Wagstaff City and Mrs. Demson knows just who to blame: dogs. With her tail against the wall, Martha scrambles to find the real culprit before the town enacts a dreaded leash law. Vocabulary: (E) alibi, assume, incident, nocturnal, responsible. duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Doc Martin [#403Z] Perish Together As Fools Martin is shocked to find Louisa and Aunt Joan knocking at his door before his office has opened. Louisa has had a medical scare and wants Martin's reassurance that everything is fine. P.C. Penhale, still officially the world's worst policeman, has an unexpected visitor - his older brother Sam. Martin notices that Sam has some problems with his memory and co-ordination. It's probably just a virus, but when Martin takes Sam's family history, he decides there is a very small possibility that Sam has a rare genetic disease. It turns out that Martin diagnoses a different illness that will change Penhale's opinion of his brother forever. duration 46:09   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:50 pm
    Inspector George Gently [#101H] George Gently Chief Inspector George Gently takes on one last case before retiring, following the murder of his wife. The case involves the death of a young biker in the North East of England, and interests Gently as it has attracted the attention of Joe Webster -- his nemesis and the man responsible for the death of his wife. Gently enlists the aid of ambitious policeman, John Bacchus, to solve the case, but both find themselves up against enemies both within and outside the police force itself. duration 1:28:57   STEREO TVG
  • 9:22 pm
    Coroner [#109H] The Deep Freeze When ice cream factory manager Rose finds owner Robert frozen to death in one of his walk-in freezers, Jane and Davey are called in to investigate. Rose is adamant that Robert wouldn't have killed himself as he was in the process of selling up and retiring. Davey questions Robert's beautiful new young wife Christine at her stunning seaside home, why didn't she mention that she went to the factory last night? Christine blames the shock and deflects on to Robert's son Andrew, who only yesterday told Robert to drop dead after his allowance was stopped. Davey is charmed by Christine but Jane is left suspicious. When the post mortem reveals that Robert was sedated before his death, Davey pursues Andrew as his prime suspect. However Jane learns from Rose that both Christine's previous husbands had died under suspicious circumstances - could Jane be dealing with a black widow? duration 45:15   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:10 pm
    Coroner [#110H] Dirty Dancing Judith and Mick get into the spirit of a Latin American dance festival run by Paula Barranco and her much younger Hispanic husband Yordan. Meanwhile Issabella Martinez staggers into a crowd and falls down dead. Jane identifies Issabella as the Cuban guest dancer at the festival. Paula suggests that Issabella's brother Romario identify the body but he finds the idea of a post mortem abhorrent. While at the club that evening, Jane meets Mel, a charming Egyptian doctor who teaches her to dance. Jane is shocked to learn that Issabella's body has been stolen from the mortuary, and when the body is found her stomach has been cut open and drugs have been removed. Issabella's brother is the main suspect but Jane is ever more drawn towards Mel - is this smooth doctor all that he seems? duration 44:51   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Latino Americans [#102] Empire of Dreams See how the American population is reshaped by Latino immigration starting in 1880 and continuing into the 1940s: Cubans, Mexicans and Puerto Ricans begin arriving in the U.S. and start to build communities in South Florida, Los Angeles and New York. duration 56:46   STEREO TV14-V (Secondary audio: none)
  • 12:00 am
    Speakeasy [#206H] Robbie Robertson and Warren Zanes Guitar aficionado and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Robbie Robertson is interviewed by Warren Zanes in this episode of Speakeasy. Robertson rose to fame as the lead guitarist and primary songwriter for The Band and later released five solo albums. His solo debut, Robbie Robertson, was nominated for a Grammy Award and was certified gold in the United States in 1991. Southern Accents, Robertson's third solo album was certified platinum in the United States six months after its release. Rolling Stone ranks him as number 59 on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists and he has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Songwriters. Zanes has had his hand in almost every aspect of the music industry. As a performer he has released three records with the Del Fuegos and three as a solo artist. He has been the Vice President and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and a writer. The pair discuss touring with Bob Dylan, the narrative quality of Robbie's material, and his forthcoming memoir, The Last Waltz. duration 56:32   STEREO TVPG
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