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TV Daily Schedule: KQED 9

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KQED 9: Friday, February 12, 2016

Comcast 9 and 709  •  Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Friday, February 12, 2016
  • 12:00 am
    PBS Democratic Presidential Debate 2016, A PBS NewHour Special Live from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, PBS NewsHour co-anchors and managing editors Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff will moderate the DNC-sanctioned debate, the first Democratic presidential debate following the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary. duration 1:59:30   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Foyle's War [#207Z] The Funk Hole - Part 1 Foyle finds himself accused of a serious offense, which complicates his hunt for a murderer at a sinister hotel. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 3:00 am
    Foyle's War [#208Z] The Funk Hole - Part 2 Foyle finds himself accused of a serious offense, which complicates his hunt for a murderer at a sinister hotel. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 4:00 am
    Mercy Street [#104H] The Belle Alliance The Green family girls plot to help Tom escape while Dr. Foster guides Samuel Diggs through a delicate operation to save Aurelia Johnson's life. duration 56:46   SRND51 TV14-L
  • 5:00 am
    Great Fire [#104H] Episode 4 As the fire creeps close to the gunpowder-filled Tower of London, King Charles finally takes action. Sarah is recaptured and presented to the king as the fire's instigator. Thomas seeks Pepys' help to influence the king in her favor. duration 59:14   STEREO TVPG-V
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Arthur [#809] Flea to Be You and Me/Kiss and Tell * Flea to Be You and Me - Pal is itching like crazy and the culprit is Pepe, an Italian circus flea. To save himself from being "squeeshed," Pepe enthralls Kate, Pal, and Amigo with the story of his heartbreaking separation from brother Sale - followed by an incredible journey across four continents!
    * Kiss and Tell - Emily returns from her summer in Paris with the amazing news that she's been kissed - by a boy! Just like in a fairy tale! Now D.W. wants a kiss so that she can be a princess, too. But where can she find her Prince Charming?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 am
    Odd Squad [#115H] The Odd Antidote/The One That Got Away * The Odd Antidote - When Ms. O has bizarre side effects after being sprayed by a weird plant, Olive and Otto must travel around town finding the correct measurements of the ingredients for the medicine to cure her, all while keeping Ms. O's condition a secret from her. Curriculum: Measuring, comparison.
    * The One that Got Away - The only thing that can bring Ms. O's old partner O'Donahue out of retirement is the very thing that put him there in the first place: a mysterious villain and a case that's gone unsolved for years. Curriculum: Number operations; greater than and less than.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Wild Kratts [#311H] Crocogator Contest A pop Creature Quiz challenge question, about what the differences are between a crocodile and an alligator, turns into a full-blown Crocogator contest to find out why these two very similar creatures are different at all. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 7:30 am
    Wild Kratts [#108H] Build It Beaver The Wild Kratts team must lend a hand to help a beaver rebuild its damaged lodge and restore the ecosystem for all the creatures who live there. Science Concepts: Beavers make dams that block the flow of water down a stream. Through building dams, the beaver single-handedly transforms the landscape, creating homes for a variety of wildlife. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 8:00 am
    Nature Cat [#114H] Happy Halentine's Day/The Groundhog Way * Happy Halentine's Day - Tah-dee! It's Valentine's Day, Hal's most favorite holiday of all! And to celebrate, every year Hal shows his love by handing out cards, flowers and candy to all of his Valentines, ending with a super special delivery of love to his mommy! But there's a slight problem this year, Hal forgot to buy the gifts! Oh no, Valentine's Day is ruined! Never fear! Nature Cat has an idea - they can reuse items found in nature and quickly make their very own Nature Valentines!
    * The Groundhog Way - It's Groundhog Day! Today the Groundhog should tell our pals if Spring will come early or if Winter will stay around longer. But the Groundhog has a different plan for this year, do nothing! He is not going to come out of his burrow to make a weather prediction! Oh no! Why? Because in the last ten years he's been right only five times. He can't stand the pressure and thinks it's time for someone else to do his job. Without the Groundhog, how will anyone know if spring will come early this year? It's up to Nature Cat to save the day, to fill in for the Groundhog and make his very own weather prediction! Wait, how is he going to do that?!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:30 am
    Curious George [#205] Grease Monkeys In Space/Pinata Vision * Grease Monkeys in Space: The Man with the Yellow Hat's dream of space travel is finally coming true! He's been assigned to repair a large telescope, but on the day of the big launch Professors Weisman, Pizza and Einstein realize that it's actually a two-man - or rather, a one-man and one-monkey - job. Soon it's up to George to complete the mission and replace the telescope's batteries. George has only a few minutes before his air runs out to accomplish his task and remember his right, his left and his shapes. Can George save the day or will the space walk turn into a space "whoops"? * Pinata Vision: When George attends Betsy's birthday party he is ready for a day of fun with friends. Steve and Betsy blindfold George and give him the first shot at breaking open the birthday pinata - but when George swings the bat without any sense of where he's aiming, he makes a grand mess instead. To help George improve his game, Steve blindfolds George and sets him off to try and find Charkie - and George navigates his way around the city by using only his hands, ears and sense of touch. His adventure leads him to some familiar places and ultimately back to the sweet pinata prize! duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#214H] It's Love Day!/Daniel's Love Day Surprise * It's Love Day! - Ugga Mugga! It's Love Day in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. Daniel and all of his friends come up with their own special ways to show their love and care for one another. The kids dance, sing, and tell jokes to say "I love you."
    * Daniel's Love Day Surprise - It's Love Day and Grandpere is coming to visit! How can Daniel find a way to show how much he loves Grandpere? With a treasure hunt, that's how! Daniel hides little hearts all over the house for Grandpere to find... that is, unless little Margaret finds them first! Strategy: Find your own way to say "I love you."
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood [#105H] Prince Wednesday Finds A Way To Play/Finding A Way To Play On Backwards Day Prince Wednesday Finds a Way to Play - Daniel and Katerina Kittycat are playing "house" today at school. Prince Wednesday wants to play too, but he wants to be a loud dinosaur. Katerina tells him that loud dinosaurs are not allowed! Luckily, they find a way to play together with Prince Wednesday as a quiet, friendly dinosaur. Finding a Way to Play on Backwards Day - Daniel and O the Owl are at Miss Elaina's house and she has planned a backwards play date. O isn't so sure about all of the backwards things and prefers to play forwards. The friends learn to compromise so everyone can play together. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:00 am
    Sesame Street [#4570H] Elmo and the Monarch Butterfly Elmo and Telly learn how a caterpillar turns into a butterfly through metamorphosis. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 10:30 am
    Peg + Cat [#110H] The Race Car Problem/The Big Gig Problem The Race Car Problem - Junk Yard/Race Track Stadium. Peg and Cat rebuild their homemade race car, "Hot Buttered Lightnin'," to compete in the Talla-peg-a 20 race. Primary Content: More than, less than; Secondary Content: Solid shapes.
    The Big Gig Problem - The Farm. Peg and Cat need to round up the missing members of their touring band, the Electric Eleven, in time for their big gig for 100 chickens. Primary Content: Counting backwards from 11; Secondary Content: Deductive reasoning, the 20s.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    Dinosaur Train [#137H] Carla Cretoxyrhina/Train Trouble Carla Cretoxyrhina - On this underwater excursion, the Pteranodon family meets up with Carla Cretoxyrhina, a young shark who turns out to be much nicer than her reputation suggests. She introduces the family to her dad, bringing them face to face with the "Big Fish in the Sea." Train Trouble - The speedy dinosaur brothers Oren and Ollie join our kids on a train trip to Troodon Town, but unplanned engine trouble sends Oren and Ollie sprinting the Roundhouse to bring back another engine to save the day! duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:30 am
    Dinosaur Train [#139H] Paulie Pliosaurus/Elmer Visits The Desert * Paulie Pliosaurus - The Pteranodon family takes the Dinosaur Train underwater to visit a marine reptile called Paulie Pliosaurus, a creature known as the "T. rex of the Ocean." Buddy and Paulie compare features and find that they actually have a lot in common.
    * Elmer Visits the Desert - Our Pteranodon family takes their ocean friend Elmer Elasmosaurus on the Dinosaur Train to a place he's never been before: the desert! Once there, the kids compare the sandy terrain to Elmer's ocean, and they meet a local lizard named Percy who tells the tale of his desert home.
    duration 28:46   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#22039H] (original broadcast: 2/11/16)
    * Alan Gilbert, music director of the New York Philharmonic, discusses his final season as music director and the Philharmonic's 175th anniversary
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1012H] Central Market, Farmerbrown and Trueburger Our journey begins in the North Bay as we travel to the historic town of Petaluma where satisfying, locally grown, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine takes place in an old brick building, next to the river at Central Market. Next, we visit the place where southern cuisine meets local Bay Area ingredients with some tasty twists on American classics at farmerbrown in San Francisco. Our last stop is a casual spot that grinds meat daily without additives or preservatives for contemporary fast food done right! You'll find it at TrueBurger in Oakland. duration 24:35   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1613H] Atlanta, GA - Hour One Surrounded by the spectacular marine life of the Georgia Aquarium, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser David Lackey examine some 19th-century examples of the shockingly realistic aquatic, amphibious and reptilian-themed plates and vases known as Palissy ware. Highlights include a decorative egg with a Faberge mark, purchased for $15,000, that may not be all that it seems; a 1787 land grant signed by Benjamin Franklin; and a New York Chippendale corner chair, circa 1760, purchased as part of a large collection for $750-$800, but actually valued between $250,000-$300,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    BBC World News America [#17043H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11463] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:59 pm
    BBC World News America [#17043H] duration 27:18   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:28 pm
    Nature Cat [#103H] Breezy Rider/Swamp Thing * Breezy Rider - Nature Cat and his pals are enjoying a windy day by flying kites in the park. But the merriment takes a turn when a strong gust of wind blows Squeeks' kite up into the sky with Squeeks still holding onto it! Nature Cat, Daisy and Hal snap to action, chasing the kite to get Squeeks, tally ho!
    * Swamp Thing - Daisy is determined to find out once and for all if the legendary creature, Swamp Thing, is real or not. Squeeks, Hal, Daisy and a terrified Nature Cat head out to the swamp to investigate the sights, sounds and smells to get actual proof if Swamp Thing really exists. Yikes!
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:58 pm
    Wild Kratts [#311H] Crocogator Contest A pop Creature Quiz challenge question, about what the differences are between a crocodile and an alligator, turns into a full-blown Crocogator contest to find out why these two very similar creatures are different at all. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • 5:28 pm
    Wild Kratts [#108H] Build It Beaver The Wild Kratts team must lend a hand to help a beaver rebuild its damaged lodge and restore the ecosystem for all the creatures who live there. Science Concepts: Beavers make dams that block the flow of water down a stream. Through building dams, the beaver single-handedly transforms the landscape, creating homes for a variety of wildlife. duration 28:46   STEREO TVY
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11463] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#35031] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:30 pm
    Washington Week with Gwen Ifill [#5533] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 pm
    KQED NEWSROOM [#322H] duration 27:46   STEREO
  • 8:29 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#905H] Maykadeh, Little Chihuahua Mexican, Pican First, Persian accents and aromatic spices fill the air in the heart of San Francisco's North Beach at Maykadeh Restaurant. Next, we run south of the border - ok, maybe just south of Market, where an impressive salsa bar awaits at The Little Chihuahua Mexican Restaurant in San Francisco's Noe Valley. Finally, we head east to get a taste of New Orleans and the South with piquant plates and big bold bourbons at Pican, in Oakland. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    B.B. King: American Masters [#2903] Explore B.B. King's challenging life and career through candid interviews with the "King of the Blues," filmed shortly before his death, and fellow music stars, including Bono, Bonnie Raitt, Carlos Santana, Eric Clapton, John Mayer, and Ringo Starr. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-VL (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 pm
    David Bowie: Five Years An intimate account of five pivotal years in David Bowie's extensive career, with each year illustrating his inspiration and where his groundbreaking ideas led him as an artist.
    The film starts with 1971 and the creation of Ziggy Stardust; moves on to 1975, the year of the Young Americans and the Thin White Duke; 1977 and the release of the influential albums Low and Heroes; 1980, the year of Ashes to Ashes, one of the most iconic songs of the decade; and 1983, the year Bowie had unprecedented commercial success with the release of Let's Dance. It features a wealth of unseen footage and interviews with his closest collaborators and charts Bowie's continual evolution through various roles, making him an icon of our times.
    duration 58:25   STEREO TV14
  • 11:00 pm
    Film School Shorts [#309H] It's in the Blood Lambing Season (Columbia University) - Determined to meet the father who left her before she was born, a woman travels to Ireland, hoping it will help her understand his decision. Directed by Jeannie Donohoe. A Series of Kinetic Sets Tell a Story (University of Michigan) - Beautifully rendered cardboard sets and characters and a seemingly weightless camera capture an astonishing voyage of immigration, love, and World War II in a single take. Directed by Shannon Kohlitz. duration 25:26   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:30 pm
    Charlie Rose - The Week [#331H] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#22040] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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Wave 156

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Wave 154

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