TV Daily Schedule: KQED 9
KQED 9: Saturday, June 2, 2012
Comcast 9 and 709 • Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1
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12:00 amCharlie Rose [#18115H] (original broadcast date: 06/01/12)
an hour with golf coach Butch Harmon duration 56:46 STEREO TVRE
1:00 amNightly Business Report [#31240Z] Gas prices are sitting near two year lows, so what happened to that forecast for five dollar gas this summer? Washington Correspondent Darren Gersh reports. How to Greek-proof your portfolio. New York Correspondent Suzanne Pratt explains what to do with your investments if Greece leaves the eurozone. Expect to hear more about the fiscal cliff in to next year. Why now is the time to take action to protect your portfolio before Washington decides how to handle taxes and spending cuts. This week's "Market Monitor" guest is Wood Asset Management's Robert Stovall. There's a difference between being a manager and a leader. Author and educator Lou Heckler explains in this week's "Lou's Been Thinking. " duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE
1:30 amTHIS WEEK in Northern California [#2331H] June 1, 2012 PRIMARY ELECTION SPECIAL - The California primary could be one of the most dramatic in recent years thanks to two landmark voter approved measures now in play. How will a new top-two primary system and newly drawn political district lines affect legislative and congressional races and what impact could that have on the national political landscape? Voters will also decide whether to modify term limits for state lawmakers, raise taxes on cigarettes and enact pension reform.
Guests: Carla Marinucci (San Francisco Chronicle), Dan Walters (Sacramento Bee), Jerry Roberts (CalBuzz), Richard Gonzales (NPR). < br />ASIAN AMERICAN POLITICAL POWER ON THE RISE - According to the 2010 census, Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial group in the United States. While California has the largest population, the ranks of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have also swelled in key battleground states, a factor which could have play a role in the upcoming election. We'll hear from DNC vice-chair Congressman Mike Honda about his efforts to engage Asian Americans in the political process and and we'll profile Republican "Young Gun" Ricky Gill, one of a record number of Asian American candidates running for Congress this year. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE
2:00 amWashington Week [#5149H] * President Barack Obama phoned Mitt Romney this week to congratulate him on winning enough delegates to become the unofficial Republican presidential nominee. New polls show the 2 candidates are deadlocked in 3 key swing states - Colorado, Nevada and Iowa. Both campaigns are now increasingly focused on distinguishing their candidate as the more qualified to lead the nation and fix the economy while simultaneously discrediting the other's experience and credentials. Dan Balz of The Washington Post returns from the campaign trail with an update on the 2012 race for the White House.
* The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits rose to a 5-week high last week. It may be an early indicator that the job market remains soft. Jim Tankersley of National Journal will have analysis of the May jobs report being released on Friday and the implications on the state of the economy and long-term unemployment.
* Violence continues to escalate in Syria where more than 100 civilians were massacred last week. There are allegations that the killings, the latest in the more than year-long uprising, were done by government-backed supporters of President Bashar al-Assad. Helene Cooper of The New York Times will have the latest on international and US efforts to pressure Assad to step down and help bring an end to the violence. duration 24:10 STEREO TVRE
2:30 amOscar Hammerstein II - Out of My Dreams An entertaining look at the innovative genius who created musical theater as we know it today. His career spanned almost 40 years, from operettas such as "Rose-Marie" and "The Desert Song," to the groundbreaking "Show Boat," to the legendary musicals he wrote with Richard Rodgers - "Oklahoma!" - "Carousel" - "South Pacific" - "The King and I" - "Flower Drum Song" - and "The Sound of Music." duration 1:29:00 STEREO TVG
4:00 amNeed To Know [#238H] * NTK's medical correspondent, Dr. Emily Senay, travels to Massachusetts to examine how that state's health care system is working six years after the legislature there adopted an individual mandate requiring individuals to buy health insurance and businesses to provide it or face fines. The individual mandate is part of the federal healthcare plan championed by the Obama administration that is now under review by the US Supreme Court. Massachusetts's plan was adopted when GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney was that state's governor.
* Scott Simon hosts this month's edition of Help Wanted, an ongoing series tied to the day the national unemployment figures are released. The series will continue on the first Friday of every month through Election Day 2012, to coincide with the jobs report. duration 26:46 STEREO TVRE
4:30 amQUEST [#111H] Fatal Attraction: Birds and Wind Turbines/Fur Seal Pup Rescue * With California's ambitious renewable energy goal, the state needs wind power. But California's largest wind farm cluster at Altamont Pass unintentionally kills golden eagles, burrowing owls and other threatened birds. Now, wind companies, scientists and environmentalists are working to bird-proof these massive wind farms.
* Californians don't normally see fur seals along local beaches, but lately fur seal pups have been stranding themselves in alarming numbers. Quest sails out with the Marine Mammal Center as they release these stowaways back into the wild and try to understand their mysterious behavior.
* It's a typical evening at a San Francisco cafe - cappuccinos, conversation. and mathematical theorems? Bay Area "science cafes" have exploded in popularity, putting scientists and everyday folks face-to-face for casual science roundtables, no lecture notes required. duration 26:46 STEREO TVG
5:00 amImageMakers [#1004H] Mind Benders COLOUR BLEED - England/Poland
A young creative and idealistic girl dreams of brighter days in a dim Eastern European city. Her fate is inextricably sealed when she crosses paths with a scheming and enigmatic old woman, who harbors a dark secret. A cold act of cruelty will fracture the very foundations of a city. Directed, written, produced, and edited by Peter Szewczyk. Peter has contributed his talents to the feature films Harry Potter, Shrek, Star Wars, Ice Age and Avatar. This is his directorial debut. Principal cast: Anna Barry and Milla Karkkainen.
WEST OF THE MOON - USA
The memory of a long lost love triggers an old man to recall the odd set of circumstances that led to his having a grenade as a heart and a monkey inside his head. A wildly inventive and visually amazing film inviting comparisons to the work of Terry Gilliam and Tim Burton. The film is directed by Brent Bonacorso and based on the book of children's essays entitled The Colored Monster Has No Mouth by Roger Omar. Principal cast: Jacob Whitkin, Michael Garbe, Amber Noelle, and Christopher Tomafelli. West of the Moon won the top prize at five film festivals in 2011.
EGG BREAKERS - Germany
A game of one-upmanship gets out of hand. In a surreal landscape two creatures learn that if eyelids were lips at the same time, they would also be able to lay eggs ... say what?! Animated by Emanuel Strixner. duration 44:09 STEREO TVG
5:30 amSpark! [#608H] San Jose Taiko, Cartagena, and Denevan Spark goes backstage with San Jose Taiko on the verge of their 35th anniversary. The group's unique style of Japanese drumming infuses traditional rhythms with world beats from Africa to Bali to Brazil. Then we visit the studio of Victor Cartagena, whose violent childhood in war-torn El Salvador has driven him to create a haunting body of work with powerful, and very personal, political statements. Finally, we watch as Jim Denevan carves enormous, ephemeral sand drawings on the beaches along the Northern California coast. duration 26:49 STEREO TVG
6:00 amKickstart Your Health with Dr. Neal Barnard For years, Dr. Neal Barnard has been at the forefront of cutting-edge research on what it really takes to lose weight and restore the body to optimal health. Now, Dr. Barnard unveils the secrets to reprogramming your body quickly and getting your body on track to better health fast.
Maybe you'd like to lose weight, lower your cholesterol or improve your energy. Or perhaps you'd like to go vegan for the animals and the environment. Now is your chance to do it in a way that is engaging and fun. Whether you're drawn to chocolate, cookies, potato chips, cheese burgers and fries, Dr. Neal Barnard's advice and plant-based diet will provide delicious and healthy alternatives that do not include meat, dairy, seafood and other animal based products. duration 1:27:01 STEREO TVG
7:30 amKathy Smith's Ageless Energy This program addresses and provides solutions to the "personal energy crisis" of viewers specifically in the 50+ demographic. Kathy redefines the concept of fitness for women and men viewers, in both inspirational and practical terms. duration 1:27:20 STEREO TVG
9:00 amIl Volo Takes Flight In May 2009, three fresh-faced teenagers, Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Ginaluca Ginoble appeared on the popular Italian talent show, Ti Lascio Una Canzone and dazzled television viewers with their flawless rendition of the Neapolitan standard "O Sole Mio." The boys who won the competition easily decided that their group needed a name. "Il Volo" meaning "flight" was chosen to signify the feeling that these three young tenors were about to spread their wings.
The Italian teen vocal group took the audience by storm during the taping at the Detroit Opera House, singing classical and traditional Italian songs that showcased their vocal talent as well as their interpretive gifts for music. Their versions of "O Sole Mio," "Il Mondo," and "E Piu Ti Penso," a medley of Ennio Morricone songs from the soundtracks to (Once Upon a Time in America and Malena) and the Charlie Chaplin song, "Smile," brought the audience to their feet as they exploded with applause for these gifted performers. A touching moment came when the boys sang the popular Italian song, "Mamma," and Ignazio and Piero went into the audience to hug their tearful moms.
Joining the tenors is Pia Toscano, a popular favorite from American Idol - Season 10, who joins the tenors to sing and dance to "La Luna Hizo Esto." Also performing is guitarist, Milos Karadaglic who boldly introduces the song "Granada." duration 1:26:59 STEREO TVG
10:30 amOscar Hammerstein II - Out of My Dreams An entertaining look at the innovative genius who created musical theater as we know it today. His career spanned almost 40 years, from operettas such as "Rose-Marie" and "The Desert Song," to the groundbreaking "Show Boat," to the legendary musicals he wrote with Richard Rodgers - "Oklahoma!" - "Carousel" - "South Pacific" - "The King and I" - "Flower Drum Song" - and "The Sound of Music." duration 1:29:00 STEREO TVG
12:00 pmAmerica's Generations with Chuck Underwood A look at the five living American generations with special emphasis on the Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and the Millennials. Because our values and attitudes are formed in our early years, each of these generations see their lives, America and their role very differently. Chuck Underwood helps us understand the differences among the generations and how that plays out for government, consumers and families. duration 57:14 STEREO TVG
1:30 pmBrain Fitness 2: Sight and Sound [#1] Highlights from the program designed to help people get the most from their senses as they age. It looks at the two important senses of vision and hearing, how they change throughout life, and what we can do to keep them healthy and fully functional. This program is based on neuro-plasticity - the ability of the brain to change and adapt -- even rewire itself! It studies how we see and how that changes through life. Host: Dr. Michael Merzenich. duration 28:18 STEREO
2:00 pmBaby Animals & Their Fuzzy Friends Puppies romp in a yard full of toys and kittens play in their new surroundings in this adorable program that will delight everyone from the youngest child to the young at heart. Gentle classical music accompanies pictures of the cutest, cuddliest animals from the home, farm and zoo. This program is a soothing way for young children to appreciate the natural world, and gives parents and guardians a safe program to engage a child's interest. Whether you want the program to provide material for discussion, or you just want to sit back and relax, it's perfect for the whole family to enjoy over and over again. duration 27:39 STEREO TVY
2:30 pmDr. Wayne Dyer - Wishes Fulfilled Dr. Wayne Dyer presents his Five Wishes Fulfilled Foundations: the five steps to living from your "highest self" and thereby attracting your deepest desires. Using his trademark humor, combined with source material drawn from some of the most original American New Thought philosophers of the 20th century, Dr. Dyer outlines a program for mastering the tools necessary for living a profoundly extraordinary life. Viewers learn how to use Imagination, Living from the End, Assuming the Feeling of the Wish Fulfilled, Attention and the Last 5 Minutes of Each Day to create new and astonishing thought patterns, while defeating unproductive and recurring habits. He also introduces viewers to the philosophies of influential metaphysics teacher of the 20th Century, Neville Goddard.
Special guest Anita Moorjani joins Dr. Dyer on stage in part 3 of Wishes Fulfilled. Anita is the survivor of a near-death experience and shares her perceptions of the event with Dr. Dyer. The program concludes with a moving performance of "Amazing Grace" by the San Diego Children's Choir. duration 2:56:54 STEREO TVG
5:30 pmUnder The Streetlamp Rock 'n' Roll is here to stay as recent leading cast members of the Tony Award-Winning smash hit The Jersey Boys (the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons) deliver the sounds of the sixties in an electrifying evening of unforgettable hits. duration 1:26:48 STEREO TVG
7:00 pmBritish Beat (My Music) This special travels on location to London and around the UK to the place where the British Beat was born. It features rare archival full-length performance films mixed with new live performances recorded throughout the UK, including introductions and performances from various legendary clubs and hot performance spots that inspired the Mersey Beat. duration 1:57:40 STEREO TVG
9:00 pmBritish Beat (My Music) This special travels on location to London and around the UK to the place where the British Beat was born. It features rare archival full-length performance films mixed with new live performances recorded throughout the UK, including introductions and performances from various legendary clubs and hot performance spots that inspired the Mersey Beat. duration 1:57:40 STEREO TVG
11:00 pmQuest: Beyond The Stars This production is made in collaboration with NASA and the British Museum of Science, London. The special features images from the Hubble telescope and other archival sources from NASA. These stunning images are used as a backdrop to classical pieces and songs inspired by the cosmos. The music is performed by Quest, an instrumental orchestra ensemble from Europe and features special guests Isobel Cooper (platinum-selling British Classical Cross-Over vocalist) and Scandinavian violinist, European recording artist Charlie Siem. Songs and pieces performed in the special include: "Fly Me to the Moon," "Rocket Man," "Space Oddity," the theme from "2001 Space Odyssey," Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" and other original soundtrack material. duration 59:55 STEREO TVG
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Enter the New "ImageMakers" Screening Room
Enjoy films from present and past seasons of KQED's short independent film series, divided into Animation, Comedy, Drama, and Suspense.