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KQED World: Thursday, January 10, 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.

Thursday, January 10, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10538H] Teen Suicides * SCOTUS * Afghanistan * Therapy Robots * Flu Season Update * Baseball Hall of Fame duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32026Z] Getting ready for the next big financial drama in Washington: the fight over raising the debt ceiling. NBR's Washington Bureau Chief Darren Gersh has more on what could be a long battle ahead. With its reputation already on the ropes, AIG decides not to sue Uncle Sam. NBR's New York Correspondent Erika Miller has the details. And, fine-tuning your investment portfolio. NBR's New York Correspondent Ruben Ramirez takes a look at what every investor should be paying attention to in the new year. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2812] Tavis talks with Emmy winner Kyra Sedgwick, the Emmy-winning star of The Closer, who dishes about the show's conclusion after a 7-year run, Hollywood marriages and her film, The Possession. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1104] The World's Biggest Bomb Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to see who could build and detonate the world's largest bomb. The results exceeded all expectations about how big a bomb could be built. This is a story where the United States led the way, but then left the field clear for the Soviet Union to break all records. Terrifyingly, the bomb-makers on both sides were flying blind as they pushed the technology far into unknown territory. The story of the race to build the world's biggest bomb has never been fully told. But this 50-year anniversary provides the perfect opportunity share this chilling story with the world. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#3284] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2813] Tavis talks with 14-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter-producer Alicia Keys about her new CD, "Girl on Fire." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1536] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#902] Geriatric Oncology As people grow older, the likelihood of getting a cancer diagnosis increases, but there is no one standard treatment for older patients. Beverly Barr Vaughan was diagnosed and treated for colon cancer at the age of 77. Follow this passionate discussion as Beverly and the experts delve into the issue of chronological age versus physiological age. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#4002H] Decoding Neanderthals Over 60,000 years ago, the first modern humans - people physically identical to us today - left their African homeland and entered Europe, then a bleak and inhospitable continent in the grip of the Ice Age. But when they arrived, they were not alone: the stocky, powerfully built Neanderthals had already been living there for hundred of thousands of years. So what happened when the first modern humans encountered the Neanderthals? Did we make love or war? That question has tantalized generations of scholars and seized the popular imagination. Then, in 2010, a team led by geneticist Svante Paabo announced stunning news. Not only had they reconstructed much of the Neanderthal genome - an extraordinary technical feat that would have seemed impossible only a decade ago - but their analysis showed that "we" modern humans had interbred with Neanderthals, leaving a small but consistent signature of Neanderthal genes behind in everyone outside Africa today. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Life On Fire [#102H] Volcano Doctors Whether the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Colombia, Chile, Italy or Iceland, each of these countries is home to active volcanoes that are a threat to the populations settled at their feet. Every day, lava, ash, gas, bombs and avalanches are likely to slide down the gaping mouths of the rock giants. To avoid disasters, volcanologists are asked to anticipate and warn. They are asked to be prophets and to know how to analyze the volcanoes' slightest tremors. Around the world, these volcano doctors use their tools and knowledge to try to protect those who live beneath the Earth's fire. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1102] Lost in the Amazon This program is a modern day quest to find the truth behind one of exploration's greatest mysteries: what happened to famed adventurer Col. Percy Fawcett, who went looking for a city of gold -- the Lost City of "Z" -- in the Amazon in 1925 and disappeared in the jungles of Brazil forever? New archaeological digs, the science behind the discovery of "newly found" jungle cities and clues collected over the years reveal the fate of Fawcett. The program unravels the truth of what really happened to Fawcett and shares surprising finds that are causing experts to re-think the image of a pristine uninhabited Amazon rainforest: a place that before Columbus, may have had large populations living in sophisticated towns and cities. Fawcett may have actually discovered these ruins fueling his fervor to find the city of gold. Cutting between stylized dramatic Fawcett recreations, old films and archival photos, interviews with family members of Fawcett, jungle villagers and scientists at ancient Indian archaeological sites -- the truth about Fawcett and new understandings of life in pre-Columbian America emerge. Trekking along the paths that Fawcett followed, the search for clues ends at a Xinguano-Kuikuro village in the heart of the Mato Grosso: where a new archaeological discovery may reveal the true location of the Lost City of Z. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1104] The World's Biggest Bomb Beginning in the 1950s, American and Soviet scientists engaged in a dangerous race to see who could build and detonate the world's largest bomb. The results exceeded all expectations about how big a bomb could be built. This is a story where the United States led the way, but then left the field clear for the Soviet Union to break all records. Terrifyingly, the bomb-makers on both sides were flying blind as they pushed the technology far into unknown territory. The story of the race to build the world's biggest bomb has never been fully told. But this 50-year anniversary provides the perfect opportunity share this chilling story with the world. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2813] Tavis talks with 14-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter-producer Alicia Keys about her new CD, "Girl on Fire." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2812] Tavis talks with Emmy winner Kyra Sedgwick, the Emmy-winning star of The Closer, who dishes about the show's conclusion after a 7-year run, Hollywood marriages and her film, The Possession. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1536] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#902] Geriatric Oncology As people grow older, the likelihood of getting a cancer diagnosis increases, but there is no one standard treatment for older patients. Beverly Barr Vaughan was diagnosed and treated for colon cancer at the age of 77. Follow this passionate discussion as Beverly and the experts delve into the issue of chronological age versus physiological age. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4002H] Decoding Neanderthals Over 60,000 years ago, the first modern humans - people physically identical to us today - left their African homeland and entered Europe, then a bleak and inhospitable continent in the grip of the Ice Age. But when they arrived, they were not alone: the stocky, powerfully built Neanderthals had already been living there for hundred of thousands of years. So what happened when the first modern humans encountered the Neanderthals? Did we make love or war? That question has tantalized generations of scholars and seized the popular imagination. Then, in 2010, a team led by geneticist Svante Paabo announced stunning news. Not only had they reconstructed much of the Neanderthal genome - an extraordinary technical feat that would have seemed impossible only a decade ago - but their analysis showed that "we" modern humans had interbred with Neanderthals, leaving a small but consistent signature of Neanderthal genes behind in everyone outside Africa today. duration 56:16   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Life On Fire [#102H] Volcano Doctors Whether the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Colombia, Chile, Italy or Iceland, each of these countries is home to active volcanoes that are a threat to the populations settled at their feet. Every day, lava, ash, gas, bombs and avalanches are likely to slide down the gaping mouths of the rock giants. To avoid disasters, volcanologists are asked to anticipate and warn. They are asked to be prophets and to know how to analyze the volcanoes' slightest tremors. Around the world, these volcano doctors use their tools and knowledge to try to protect those who live beneath the Earth's fire. duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    Secrets of the Dead [#1102] Lost in the Amazon This program is a modern day quest to find the truth behind one of exploration's greatest mysteries: what happened to famed adventurer Col. Percy Fawcett, who went looking for a city of gold -- the Lost City of "Z" -- in the Amazon in 1925 and disappeared in the jungles of Brazil forever? New archaeological digs, the science behind the discovery of "newly found" jungle cities and clues collected over the years reveal the fate of Fawcett. The program unravels the truth of what really happened to Fawcett and shares surprising finds that are causing experts to re-think the image of a pristine uninhabited Amazon rainforest: a place that before Columbus, may have had large populations living in sophisticated towns and cities. Fawcett may have actually discovered these ruins fueling his fervor to find the city of gold. Cutting between stylized dramatic Fawcett recreations, old films and archival photos, interviews with family members of Fawcett, jungle villagers and scientists at ancient Indian archaeological sites -- the truth about Fawcett and new understandings of life in pre-Columbian America emerge. Trekking along the paths that Fawcett followed, the search for clues ends at a Xinguano-Kuikuro village in the heart of the Mato Grosso: where a new archaeological discovery may reveal the true location of the Lost City of Z. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3284] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9008] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2813] Tavis talks with 14-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter-producer Alicia Keys about her new CD, "Girl on Fire." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32027] duration 28:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10539] Treasury Secretary Nomination * Bombings in Pakistan * Mortgage Lending Guidelines * Chavez Inauguration Delayed * Zero Dark Thirty duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32027] duration 28:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10539] Treasury Secretary Nomination * Bombings in Pakistan * Mortgage Lending Guidelines * Chavez Inauguration Delayed * Zero Dark Thirty duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • EVENING
  • 6:27 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3249] duration 1:00  
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3284] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3249] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10539] Treasury Secretary Nomination * Bombings in Pakistan * Mortgage Lending Guidelines * Chavez Inauguration Delayed * Zero Dark Thirty duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3249] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19014H] (original broadcast date: 01/10/13)
    an hour with David Axelrod, political strategist who led Barack Obama's two successful Presidential campaigns and the first director of the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3249] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2814] Tavis talks with two-time Oscar winner Sally Field, star of the biopic on the 16th president, Lincoln, who describes her role as the first lady in one of this year's most talked about films. Part 1 of 2. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3249] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#908H] In-Studio Interviews: Mike Song and Paul Dateh Alumni Roadtrippers Ray, Hannah and Mariana interview Mike Song, Assistant Choreographer for the film Step Up Revolution, and Paul Dateh, a Hip-Hop Violinist and Youtube Sensation. Audience members learn about the struggle Paul faced in pursuing his life dream, and how he overcame 'The Noise' of doubt directed at him from others. Paul gives the audience a performance of his work before handing the stage off to Mike Song. Addressing his own struggle with "The Noise," Mike shares the roadblocks he's faced, and provides a unique perspective on staying true to his path. The two guests join series director Maya to present a combined music and dance performance. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3249] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32027] duration 28:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 pm
    Truth About Money with Ric Edelman [#208H] Financial advisor Ric Edelman interviews "Shark Tank" participant Barbara Corcoran on what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur, looks at why people spend thousands of dollars on a portrait and advises a woman from Chicago on remaining positive in the face of so much bad economic news. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3249] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2119] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10539] Treasury Secretary Nomination * Bombings in Pakistan * Mortgage Lending Guidelines * Chavez Inauguration Delayed * Zero Dark Thirty duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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