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KQED World: Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10532] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32020] duration 28:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2806] Tavis talks with actor Keanu Reeves, who dissects the gains and losses of technological advances and industry shifts in filmmaking, which he details in the documentary, Side by Side. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Global Voices [#101] Circus School Acrobatics is considered as the national quintessence of China. It has existed on this land for over a thousand years. This film relates the hard experiences of a group of children before they become acrobats. The Flying Trapeze Group and Handstand Group are training hard for the national contest. Under the same immense pressure, however, they end up differently. Children of the trapeze group win the championship heroically after conquering a number of difficulties. The handstand group gives up the contest because of the training fatigue. Meanwhile thirteen-year-old Cai Yong is engaged in a life and death battle against his own weight. After a few shrinks, to everybody's surprise, he gives a perfect first performance. This is a story about competition and survival. duration 53:22   STEREO TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#3276] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2807] Tavis talks with Kristen Stewart about her next chapter beyond the Twilight series, and why she committed to the role she plays in the upcoming feature release, On the Road. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    John McLaughlin's One on One [#2831] duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Insight [#13] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1320H] Facing The Storm: Story of the American Bison The bison is an enduring symbol of America and yet it stands on the brink of collapse. Cattle ranching, urban sprawl and sport hunting has squeezed the beast from the Great Plains it once dominated. Is there room for the American bison in America anymore? duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1210] Men Who Swim This program is a humorous and poignant look at a group of middle-aged men who have found unlikely success as members of Sweden's all-male synchronized swimming team. What begins as a weekly escape from the daily grind of work and family responsibilities gradually evolves into a more serious commitment. Inspired by Esther Williams' techniques from the 1950s, these train engineers and meat buyers, archivists and teachers soon become passionate exponents of a sport generally associated with women. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:00 am
    Frontline [#3021H] Climate of Doubt Four years ago, climate change was hot. Politicians from both parties, pressed by an anxious public, seemed poised to act. But that was then. Today, public opinion about the climate issue has cooled and politicians either ignore the issue or loudly proclaim their skepticism of scientific evidence that human activity is imperiling the planet. What's behind this reversal? Frontline correspondent John Hockenberry, of PRI's The Takeaway, goes inside the organizations that fought the scientific establishment, environmental groups, and lawmakers to shift the direction of debate on climate issues and redefine the politics of global warming. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:00 am
    Global Voices [#101] Circus School Acrobatics is considered as the national quintessence of China. It has existed on this land for over a thousand years. This film relates the hard experiences of a group of children before they become acrobats. The Flying Trapeze Group and Handstand Group are training hard for the national contest. Under the same immense pressure, however, they end up differently. Children of the trapeze group win the championship heroically after conquering a number of difficulties. The handstand group gives up the contest because of the training fatigue. Meanwhile thirteen-year-old Cai Yong is engaged in a life and death battle against his own weight. After a few shrinks, to everybody's surprise, he gives a perfect first performance. This is a story about competition and survival. duration 53:22   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2807] Tavis talks with Kristen Stewart about her next chapter beyond the Twilight series, and why she committed to the role she plays in the upcoming feature release, On the Road. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2806] Tavis talks with actor Keanu Reeves, who dissects the gains and losses of technological advances and industry shifts in filmmaking, which he details in the documentary, Side by Side. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    John McLaughlin's One on One [#2831] duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Insight [#13] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1320H] Facing The Storm: Story of the American Bison The bison is an enduring symbol of America and yet it stands on the brink of collapse. Cattle ranching, urban sprawl and sport hunting has squeezed the beast from the Great Plains it once dominated. Is there room for the American bison in America anymore? duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1210] Men Who Swim This program is a humorous and poignant look at a group of middle-aged men who have found unlikely success as members of Sweden's all-male synchronized swimming team. What begins as a weekly escape from the daily grind of work and family responsibilities gradually evolves into a more serious commitment. Inspired by Esther Williams' techniques from the 1950s, these train engineers and meat buyers, archivists and teachers soon become passionate exponents of a sport generally associated with women. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Frontline [#3021H] Climate of Doubt Four years ago, climate change was hot. Politicians from both parties, pressed by an anxious public, seemed poised to act. But that was then. Today, public opinion about the climate issue has cooled and politicians either ignore the issue or loudly proclaim their skepticism of scientific evidence that human activity is imperiling the planet. What's behind this reversal? Frontline correspondent John Hockenberry, of PRI's The Takeaway, goes inside the organizations that fought the scientific establishment, environmental groups, and lawmakers to shift the direction of debate on climate issues and redefine the politics of global warming. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3276] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9002] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2807] Tavis talks with Kristen Stewart about her next chapter beyond the Twilight series, and why she committed to the role she plays in the upcoming feature release, On the Road. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32021Z] Wall Street starts the New Year with a relief rally as the blue chips surge over 300 points. NBR's Sylvia Hall has details on what Washington lawmakers will focus on next. Will the deal jump-start spending now that some uncertainty has been lifted? NBR's Erika Miller takes a look at the outlook for business and consumer spending. And, the New Year marks a time when many people strive for personal improvement. NBR's Allison Worrell takes a look at some financial resolutions Americans are making this year. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10533H] Fiscal Cliff Update * Aid Workers * Vita Needle * Immigrant Advantage duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32021Z] Wall Street starts the New Year with a relief rally as the blue chips surge over 300 points. NBR's Sylvia Hall has details on what Washington lawmakers will focus on next. Will the deal jump-start spending now that some uncertainty has been lifted? NBR's Erika Miller takes a look at the outlook for business and consumer spending. And, the New Year marks a time when many people strive for personal improvement. NBR's Allison Worrell takes a look at some financial resolutions Americans are making this year. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10533H] Fiscal Cliff Update * Aid Workers * Vita Needle * Immigrant Advantage duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3243] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3276] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3243] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10533H] Fiscal Cliff Update * Aid Workers * Vita Needle * Immigrant Advantage duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3243] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19008H] (original broadcast date: 01/02/13)
    * Paul Jacobs, CEO of QUALCOMM
    * Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich of NPR's Radiolab.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3243] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2808] Tavis talks with Oscar-nominated singer-songwriter-guitarist Aimee Mann about her latest project, "Charmer" - her first CD in four years. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3243] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#902H] Boston - New York City Three college grads travel across the country to speak with Leaders who have defined their own Roads in life. The team lands at the doorstep of the MIT Media Lab, where they speak with a graduate assistant in the robotics department. Next, they talk with two women who created sOccket, a soccer ball that generates electricity, and the co-founder of Bamboo Bike Studio. The Roadtrippers also stop at the USA Shaolin Temple in New York City, where they meet founder Shi Yan Ming who is known for his super-human abilities-such as breaking rocks with his skull. They end the week meeting with Nat Paynter, director of water programs at Charity Water. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3243] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32021Z] Wall Street starts the New Year with a relief rally as the blue chips surge over 300 points. NBR's Sylvia Hall has details on what Washington lawmakers will focus on next. Will the deal jump-start spending now that some uncertainty has been lifted? NBR's Erika Miller takes a look at the outlook for business and consumer spending. And, the New Year marks a time when many people strive for personal improvement. NBR's Allison Worrell takes a look at some financial resolutions Americans are making this year. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:30 pm
    Truth About Money with Ric Edelman [#202H] Join Ric Edelman and his staff as they look at how the costs of flying in a private jet apply to everyday situations like leasing a new car. Ric also gives advice about 401Ks to a woman on a Manhattan sidewalk and quizzes fitness guru Denise Austin on the discipline needed to achieve financial fitness. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3243] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2113] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10533H] Fiscal Cliff Update * Aid Workers * Vita Needle * Immigrant Advantage duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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