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KQED 9: Saturday, November 24, 2012

Channels 9.1 •  54.2, 25.1 | XFINITY 9 and HD 709

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

Saturday, November 24, 2012
  • 12:00 am
    Charlie Rose [#18240H] (original broadcast date: 11/23/12)
    Charlie Rose Brain Series 2 Episode 11: Pain
    Eric Kandel of Columbia University; David Julius, University of California, San Francisco; Allan Basbaum, University of California, San Francisco; Robert Dworkin, University of Rochester Medical Center; David Borsook of Boston Children's Hospital; and Laurie Klein, nursing student at LSU.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#31365Z] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    Prison Break August 24, 2012 An in-depth investigation of the unprecedented and far-reaching efforts to overhaul California's prison system. KQED and the Center for Investigative Reporting examine the impact of the decision to transfer authority for thousands of low-level offenders from state prisons to local systems, following the call from the U.S. Supreme Court to reduce overcrowding and improve inmate health. Featuring interviews with San Francisco D.A. George Gascon and Los Angeles D.A. Steve Cooley and hosted by Scott Shafer. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 am
    Washington Week [#5221H] President Obama's historic trip to Asia was overshadowed this week by escalating violence in the Middle East. In addition, there were the looming fiscal cliff negotiations and post-election politics on Capitol Hill.
    * The President dispatched Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to the region to help finalize a cease fire agreement between Israel and the Palestinians, But are the chances for peace more complicated now that with new leaders and power structures in the region following the Arab Spring? We'll get analysis from Peter Baker of The New York Times who traveled overseas with the president this week.
    * Molly Ball of The Atlantic will examine the post-election politics surrounding the fiscal cliff negotiations and the political maneuvering ahead.
    * Meanwhile, many Americans will be spending part of their holiday weekend shopping. But with a sluggish economic recovery and the potential for tax increases if a deficit deal is not reached by year's end, will shoppers spend less? Jim Tankersley of National Journal will report on some of the key issues here at home and overseas that could slow down the US economic recovery.
    * While millions of people will be spending this holiday weekend with family and friends, that's not the case for tens of thousands of men and women serving in the military. Martha Raddatz of ABC News shares some of the untold stories of sacrifice in this week's Washington Week Backstory.
    duration 24:10   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 am
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#611H] Cafe Aquarius, Tanguito, Vega Diners follow the aroma of fragrant cinnamon rolls to Cafe Aquarius in Emeryville to enjoy breakfast or lunch. Others walk past the crab stands at Fisherman's Wharf and go directly to Tanguito Argentinean Grill and Empanadas for bold tastes of South America. Finally, San Francisco's VEGA may be small in size, but it's big on family and Italian flavors duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Dark Passage [#1042] Film noir thriller starring Humphrey Bogart as an inmate convicted of murdering his wife. After escaping from prison in order to prove his innocence, he undergoes plastic surgery, then hides out in the apartment of young and sympathetic artist Lauren Bacall while he recuperates. Also features Bruce Bennett and Agnes Moorehead. Director Delmer Daves (who also co-wrote the film) brings a new twist for the old plot by filming the first segment (pre-surgery) entirely from Bogart's point-of-view. duration 1:46:21   STEREO TVPG
  • 5:00 am
    Need To Know [#263H] Scott Simon anchors. On a special "Help Wanted" edition, Need to Know updates two reports about innovative state employment programs: the first, in Oregon, to create jobs; the second, in Rhode Island, to preserve them. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 am
    Spark! [#508H] Playwright Carlos Baron, and Other Stories * Head to Chile with playwright Carlos Baron along with his cast of actors, dancers and musicians from "Poeta Pan."
    * Visit Yosemite where Julia Parker is helping to revive the art form of basket weaving.
    * Get a deeper look at the haunting drawings of Josephine Taylor.
    duration 28:24   STEREO TVG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Blood Sugar Solution With Dr. Mark Hyman Dr. Mark Hyman explains what "diabesity" is, outlines the underlying causes that drive the problem, and provides a personalized, 4-step plan to help you overcome diabesity. He explains how we can all take back our health as individuals, as a community, and as a society.
    The program will radically change the way you think about your body, your lifestyle, and the power you have to change your health. Dr. Hyman identifies the 7 keys to achieving wellness - optimize your nutrition, balance your hormones, cool off inflammation, fix your digestion, enhance detoxification, boost your energy metabolism, and calm your mind - and outlines the steps needed to personalize your approach to healing. His 6-week action plan will help viewers identify and address the unique causes of their own health and weight issues, and he offers exercise advice, stress-reducing strategies, a menu plan with delicious recipes, and much more.
    duration 1:26:55   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    T'ai Chi, Health and Happiness with David-Dorian Ross This program introduces viewers to the practical benefits of the Chinese martial art of T'ai Chi. Respected expert David-Dorian Ross combines a series of demonstrations that walk the viewer through the basics of T'ai Chi with an engaging and detailed description of the specific health and wellness benefits of each part of the process. duration 58:37   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Super Brain with Dr. Rudy Tanzi This program explores new discoveries in neuroscience that maximize the potential of the human brain in practical and actionable ways. The field of neuroscience has been exploding with new findings by the day. Ever since it became possible to view the human brain as it lights up with activity, researchers have had to change long-held assumptions about an organ that has been called "the three-pound universe." Dr. Rudy Tanzi is introduced by his co-author Dr. Deepak Chopra. In his new program, the Harvard Medical School professor takes advantage of cutting-edge research to show the way we all can maximize our brain's potential. duration 1:28:42   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Simply Ming [#1007H] Rice Pilaf with Guest Ellie Krieger Cooking on the fly with Ming is Chef Ellie Krieger. Ellie, hailed as an expert on all things healthy, teams up with Ming showing how Rice Pilaf, along with some surprise ingredients and special spices from Ming's pantry are brought together to create: Toasted Garlic Quinoa and Coriander Crusted Chicken and Spicy Shrimp over Preserved Lemon Pilaf. duration 27:55   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Essential Pepin [#120H] Souper Soups for Supper Tomato Chowder With Mollet Eggs; Black Bean Soup With Bananas; Garlic Soup; Onion Soup Lyonnaise-Style; Consomme. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 11:00 am
    America's Test Kitchen from Cook's Illustrated [#1117H] Steak Frites Host Christopher Kimball takes a trip to Paris in search of the best steak frites. Then, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to bring the dish home and reveals the secrets behind Foolproof Vinaigrette. And finally, equipment expert Adam Ried declares his pick for the perfect spatula. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Happy Holidays: The Best of the Andy Williams Christmas Shows This program features classic clips from Andy Williams' Christmas specials. Filling homes with seasonal cheer, the specials became a cherished holiday family tradition. The digitally re-mastered production numbers are complete with magnificent sets and costumes and a cast of singers, dancers and skaters. Quintessential moments include Williams' solos on "Silent Night" and "Ave Maria," as well as performances with his brothers on "I'll Be Home for Christmas" and with the Osmonds on "Silver Bells." Interviews with Williams, his son Bobby and Donny Osmond are interwoven with the show clips. duration 1:00:37   TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Irish Rovers Christmas A Christmas special from the rollicking music icons who have touched three generations of music lovers with their Irish folk songs. Together now for more than 40 years, the group delivers a spirited set of fun-loving holiday tunes, including "Must Be Santa," "Christmas at the Ale House," "Three Jolly Rogues," "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer," "Christmas in Killarney," and "That Marvelous Toy." The Rovers also incorporate more traditional Christmas standards such as: "Jingle Bells," "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen," "I Saw Three Ships," and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas," to name a few. duration 56:01   STEREO TVG
  • 2:30 pm
    Christmas with Nathan Pacheco Recording artist Nathan Pacheco gives the gift of music in this special. The world-renowned singer captures the spirit of the season by delivering inspirational, moving performances of holiday favorites including "Hark The Herald Angels Sing," "O Come All Ye Faithful," "White Christmas," and "Silver Bells." And you won't want to miss Nathan's unforgettable rendition of the ultimate Christmas song, "O Holy Night". Plus, Nathan presents some of his favorite new and classic songs. duration 56:08   SRND51 TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Boundless Potential with Mark Walton Mark Walton - a Peabody award-winning former CNN Senior Correspondent and Anchor, and for the past two decades, a Fortune 100 executive educator - addresses the important question: What should we do with the second half of our lives? Walton provides practical advice based on years of research in the latest breakthroughs in brain science, psychology, human performance, creativity and happiness. duration 1:27:29   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Il Volo Takes Flight at Christmas Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Ginaluca Ginoble have been receiving unanimous raves for their vocal talent and showmanship displayed on their first PBS special, "Il Volo Takes Flight." Now the group has taken flight for a second time with an updated concert special highlighting Il Volo Christmas songs. duration 1:28:23   STEREO TVG
  • EVENING
  • 7:00 pm
    Doo Wop Discoveries (My Music) Having recorded hundreds of doo wop era performers for PBS in the past 20 years, My Music opens the archives to present many never-before seen doo wop classic artists and songs from the vocal group era. This special brings back these favorite doo wop tunes with new performances and rare archival gems from the vaults of the world. Featuring The Del Vikings, The Clovers, Jerry Butler, The Drifters, Larry Chance & The Earls, Johnny Maestro & The Brooklyn Bridge, Little Anthony & The Imperials, The Flamingos, The Harptones, Randy & The Rainbows and many more in this last all original "classic" doo wop special of rare performances lost in time. duration 1:58:09   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Motown: Big Hits and More (My Music) TJ Lubinsky and the My Music team have spent the last year in the Motown vaults assembling a new CD set of original Motown classics from 1958 to 1968. This PBS exclusive collection features many first time extended stereo mixes of Motown's biggest hits, b-sides, album cuts and radio classics from The Temptations, The Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, The Miracles, Martha & The Vandellas and more. duration 1:57:59   STEREO TVG
  • 11:00 pm
    Human Nature Sings Motown with Special Guest Smokey Robinson This program features the superlative talents of Australia's #1 selling vocal group, the 4 members of Human Nature, presented by Smokey Robinson, and backed by a 9-piece band with a full stage production which evokes the Motown period while the 4 singers tell the stories of the Motown songs while wearing the classic wardrobes which characterized the legendary Motown acts and they perform the greatest hits which marked the Motown Sound. duration 1:29:15   SRND51 TVG
  • 12:00 am
    Roadtrip Nation [#906H] In-Studio Interviews: David Bader and Milena Acosta For the first time ever, this season includes three in-studio episodes filmed at Roadtrip Nation headquarters. Using a transformed 1972 Winnebago as a stage in front of a live audience, Alumni Roadtrippers Ray, Mariana, and Hannah interview David Bader, Director of Education at the Aquarium of the Pacific, and Milena Acosta, Education Outreach Supervisor at the Aquarium of the Pacific. The audience gains insight into each guest's path, including how David followed his childhood passion to his current position, and how Milena's choice of "love over career" has led to a fulfilling destination. The guests then present a few interesting artifacts from the museum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:30 am
    On Story [#207] The Heart of a Film The inspiration behind such classic films as Edward Scissorhands, Toy Story, and Up is discussed by Academy Award winning Pixar director John Lasseter and screenwriter Caroline Thompson followed by the short Playing Ghost by Andrew Start. duration 29:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
Saturday, November 24, 2012

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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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KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
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Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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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.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

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
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.