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KQED Life: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Channel 54.3  •  XFINITY 189

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

Saturday, March 25, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Rick Steves' Europe [#609H] Stockholm Sweden's capital, confident and self-assured, glitters with souvenirs from the day when it ruled as a superpower. From pondering gilded royal staterooms to sampling gourmet reindeer and sipping vodka in an ice bar, we experience the city's cultural highlights. Then we sail the archipelago for the prettiest island-hopping in northern Europe. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions [#1402H] Hong Kong - Part Two In Hong Kong - Part Two, Burt explains the history of Dim Sum restaurants, Hong Kong speed tailoring, how to send money to your ancestors in the after life and the origin of the escalator. He also takes us on visit to an old police barracks that has been changed into one of Hong Kong's sleekest shopping areas, to one of the city's great temples, and the highest peak in Hong Kong, duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 am
    Chasing Shackleton [#102H] Battered by storms and blinded by thick fog, world record speed sailor and renowned racing skipper Paul Larsen attempts to navigate the notorious Southern Ocean using only a sextant and compass. And extreme filmmaker Ed Wardle risks all to pick up where Shackleton's cameraman left off and record for the first time, how Shackleton and his men managed to survive against all the odds. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Born to Explore with Richard Wiese [#101H] Tanzania: Remote Tribes Join host Richard Wiese in Tanzania, a land renowned for its extraordinary wildlife and more than 100 indigenous tribes. In a remote village, Richard is welcomed into the Iraqw tribe to experience daily life. He explores the Serengeti to witness one of the most incredible events on the planet-the Great Wildebeest Migration. And deep in the bush, he visits the people of the Datoga tribe and joins their festive celebration honoring a village elder. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 am
    Two for the Road [#101H] Journey to the End of the World Nik and Dusty leave their home in Texas and set out for the "city at the end of the world," where they hop on board a Russian research ship bound for Antarctica. Part 1 of 2. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Travels with Darley [#301H] Martinique Adventures Explore the French Caribbean on the island of Martinique, combining beautiful beaches with lush rainforests and quiet fishing villages with vibrant cultural sites. Host Darley Newman meets local guides to take a deeper dive into the top places to sun, sail, snorkel, eat, drink and enjoy eco-friendly nature and fascinating Creole culture. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:30 am
    Family Travel with Colleen Kelly [#301H] Follow Colleen as she and her daughters explore the wonders of Key West, experiencing all of its natural beauty and family fun activities. From getting to swim with dolphins to visiting the famous Turtle Hospital, they'll have the opportunity to connect hands-on with nature, gaining a better understanding of the Keys' wildlife. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 am
    Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi [#101H] Dancing In My Italy (Minturno, Italy) Mickela returns to where it all started, the small, sleepy, Southern Italian beach town of Minturno, where her parents immigrated from over 40 years ago. She reconnects with her roots during the town's biggest celebration, the annual Sagra delle Regne (Wheat Harvest Festival). From rehearsing with the local troupe, I Giullari, to sightseeing along the coast, to then performing with the renowned group in the festival's closing ceremonies, Mickela has an incredible journey of self-discovery. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 4:30 am
    MN Original [#107H] Playwright and screenwriter Jeffrey Hatcher discusses the art and craft of writing for the stage and screen. Rich Reeder's Film In The City project teaches filmmaking to homeless youth through workshops and mentorships, culminating in a short film. The St. Olaf Choir, directed by Anton Armstrong, continues to honor their choral roots while branching out to perform contemporary works. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 am
    Reel South [#106H] Bending Sticks Celebrates the 25-year career of internationally renowned environmental artist Patrick Dougherty, who has created hundreds of monumental, site-specific sculptures out of nothing more than saplings. The film follows the artist and his collaborators during a year of stick work and reveals Dougherty's process, personal story and inspirations. By Penelope Maunsell and Kenny Dalsheimer. duration 55:07   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Friar Alessandro: The Voice of Assisi Travel to the magnificent hilltop Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Italy for heavenly music from the friar with the big tenor voice. Featuring sacred standards as well as songs that reflect the friar's message of hope, peace and brotherly love. duration 1:25:12   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Eat Fat, Get Thin with Dr. Mark Hyman Many of us have long been told that fat makes us fat, contributes to heart disease, and generally erodes our health. Now a growing body of research is debunking our fat-phobia, revealing the health and weight-loss benefits of a higher fat diet rich in eggs, nuts, healthy oils, avocados, and other delicious super-foods.
    In this show, Dr. Mark Hyman introduces a new weight-loss and healthy living program based on the latest science and explain how eating fat can help promote weight loss and optimum health. Offering practical tools, meal plans, recipes, and shopping lists, as well as step-by-step, easy-to-follow advice, it's a cutting edge way to lose weight, prevent disease, and feel good.
    duration 1:56:32  
  • 9:30 am
    Fernando Varela: Coming Home Join the world-class tenor and special guests Jackie Evancho, William Joseph, Stephen Moccio and Caroline Campbell for a magical evening showcasing musical favorites including "Nessun Dorma," "All By Myself, " "Three Times a Lady" and more. duration 1:25:17   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1703H] Back to Basics Host Bridget Lancaster shows host Julia Collin Davison how to make the ultimate roasted bone-in chicken breasts. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews kitchen trash cans in the Equipment Corner. Finally, test cook Elle Simone reveals the secrets to making the best baked potatoes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Cook's Country [#805H] Pasta for Every Palate Test cook Erin McMurrer shows host Christopher Kimball how to make pork ragu at home. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top picks for dish towels. Finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to making perfect pasta with roasted garlic sauce, arugula, and walnuts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1109H] El Mono | Fresh Flavors of Peru, Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine, The Table Flavorful, fresh, authentic ingredients combine to create traditional dishes at El Mono | Fresh Flavors of Peru in El Cerrito. Attentive service and a modern vibe set the stage for the aromatic seasonings from India, China and Thailand that unite at Rangoon Ruby Burmese Cuisine in San Carlos. A menu reflecting the new cultures of American cooking, hand-crafted cocktails, and casual-considerate service all come together at The Table in San Jose. duration 25:48   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 pm
    Lidia's Kitchen [#425H] Italian Cakes The oven is on today in Lidia's Kitchen, and she is sharing some of her best cakes. There is a gianduia cake - a Piedmontese tradition and a dream for hazelnut and chocolate lovers; a delicious and moist chocolate and zucchini Cake; and finally a nutty walnut and espresso Cake. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Energy Weight Loss Solution with Neal Barnard, MD Discover the secrets for boosting energy and losing weight from one of the nation's leading health advocates. Harness the power of specific foods that give youthful energy and vibrant life into our 60s, 70s and 80s - and even beyond. duration 1:28:35   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    You Are The Universe with Deepak Chopra, MD You Are the Universe literally means what it says - each of us is a co-creator of reality extending to the vastest reaches of time and space. This seemingly impossible proposition follows from the current state of science, where outside the public eye, some key mysteries cannot be solved, even though they are the very issues that define reality itself. duration 1:26:33   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Forever Painless with Miranda Esmonde-White Miranda Esmonde-White, The New York Timesbest-selling author of Aging Backwards, addresses the topic of chronic pain in this program. It provides a groundbreaking and eye-opening education on pain and its causes, and offers a new approach to pain management. Through compelling interviews from world-renowned health professionals attesting to the power of the body to rid itself of pain with the right approach to pain relief and management, it presents an accessible and widely available solution to the current pain epidemic, inspiring audiences to take their health into their own hands. In addition, interviews with individuals who have cured their chronic pain through gentle, daily exercise offer audiences moving stories of those who have suffered and triumphed. duration 1:26:52   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour Weekend [#677H] South Sudan's Civil War The country of South Sudan gained its independence from Sudan in 2011, but two years later, this new nation of 11 million people became embroiled in civil war. The conflict has led to a man-made famine and accusations of government soldiers conducting mass rape and ethnic cleansing, all of which has sparked a flood of refugees into surrounding countries. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Simona Foltyn reports on the growing humanitarian crisis. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Motown 25 (My Music Presents) Hosted by legendary comedian Richard Pryor, this special celebrates the 25th anniversary of Motown, with reunions of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Diana Ross & The Supremes, The Jackson 5, The Temptations, The Four Tops and more! Unseen for over 20 years, this incredible My Music presentation comes to KQED, featuring many major Motown artists including Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Mary Wells, Martha Reeves, Jr. Walker, the Commodores, and more. duration 1:58:45   STEREO
  • 8:00 pm
    Austin City Limits [#4106H] James Taylor Iconic singer-songwriter James Taylor performs beloved classics and selections from his chart-topping new album Before This World, his first collection of original music in 13 years. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 9:00 pm
    Live from the Artists Den [#1101H] Panic! at the Disco Downtown Los Angeles' historic Mayan Theater provided a spectacular backdrop for Panic! At the Disco's taping of Live from the Artists Den. The LA-based band, led by frontman Brendon Urie, offered a boisterous performance highlighting material from their critically acclaimed new album Death of a Bachelor, which was released on January 15th via DCD2/Fueled By Ramen and debuted at No.1 on the Billboard 200 Chart. Urie and crew revisited favorites like "Time To Dance" and "Nine In The Afternoon," as well as new tracks like "Victorious" and "Hallelujah." Five hundred of the band's fans filled the ornate theater, which was originally built in 1927, and lent their voices to the night's closing song and fan favorite, "I Write Sins Not Tragedies." duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 10:00 pm
    Front and Center [#709H] Cma Songwriter Series with Jennifer Nettles Three time Grammy Award winner and six time CMA Award winner Jennifer Nettles is known as one of country music's powerhouse vocalists. Her debut solo album, That Girl, hit #1 on the Billboard Country Chart and #5 on the Billboard Top 200. Her second album, Playing with Fire, released May 2016 reached #2 on the Billboard Country Chart and #10 on The Billboard Top 200. Grammy Award nominated singer/songwriter Brandy Clark and singer/songwriter Amos Lee join Jennifer Nettles on stage to sing some of their greatest hits including "Love Can Go to Hell," "Unlove You," and "Drunk in Heels." duration 56:57   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 pm
    Live at 9:30 [#101H] Performances by Garbage, Ibeyi, El Vy and Misterwives, with comedy from Hannibal Buress and Breaking Bad's Lavell Crawford. duration 57:54   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    Motown 25 (My Music Presents) Hosted by legendary comedian Richard Pryor, this special celebrates the 25th anniversary of Motown, with reunions of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Diana Ross & The Supremes, The Jackson 5, The Temptations, The Four Tops and more! Unseen for over 20 years, this incredible My Music presentation comes to KQED, featuring many major Motown artists including Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Mary Wells, Martha Reeves, Jr. Walker, the Commodores, and more. duration 1:58:45   STEREO
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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
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KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.