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KQED World: Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10542] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32030] Facebook wants you to think graphical. NBR's Erika Miller takes a look at the new way to track your friends. The comeback in the housing market could be a boon for truck sales. NBR's Ruben Ramirez has the latest on how U.S. automakers are getting ready for a pick-up in truck sales. And, 2012 was one for the weather record books. NBR's Darren Gersh looks at how the trend in rising temperatures is renewing the debate over climate change in Washington. duration 28:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2816] Tavis kicks off his 10th season with a look back at six previous appearances by President Barack Obama prior to his becoming the first African American in the White House, dating back to his days as a little-known Illinois state senator. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Global Voices [#509] Acrobat Fabrice Champion, a renowned trapeze artist, hit another acrobat in mid-air during a show and was paralyzed. Following years of rehabilitation therapy, he returned to the circus as director and teacher. duration 53:00   STEREO
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#3290] duration 28:08   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2817] Tavis continues his celebration of 10 years on PBS with highlights of past visits from one of the music industry's most influential artists, Prince, described by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a "force of nature." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    John McLaughlin's One on One [#2833] Is The Bible True? John McLaughlin discusses the Bible with authors Paula Fredriksen and Jeffrey Sheler. duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#341] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Colored Frames A reflection on the last 50 years in African-American, exploring the influences, inspirations and experiences of black artists. Beginning at the height of the Civil Rights Era and leading up to the present, this program provides a truthful, unflinching look at often-ignored artists and their progeny. Impressionistic video collages showcase the wide variety, both thematically and stylistically, of contemporary pieces of black artists working in the genres of illustration, abstraction and surrealism, among others. It also chronicles the black artist's struggle for visibility and acceptance in mainstream art society as well as their experiences challenging assumptions about what constitutes "blackness," even within their own community. duration 56:07   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1405H] Soul Food Junkies Baffled by his dad's reluctance to change his traditional soul food diet in the face of a health crisis, filmmaker Byron Hurt sets out to learn more about this culinary tradition and it's relevance to black cultural identity. The African American love affair with soul food is deep-rooted, complex, and in some tragic cases, deadly. This film puts this culinary tradition under the microscope to examine both its benefits and consequences. Hurt looks at the socioeconomics of predominantly black neighborhoods, where it can be difficult to find healthy options and wonders if soul food has become an addiction in his community. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Frontline [#3103] Inside Obama's Presidency As Barack Obama is sworn in for his second term, Frontline takes a probing look at the first four years of his presidency. With inside accounts from his battles with his Republican opponents over health care and the economy to his dramatic expansion of targeted killings of enemies, Frontline examines the president's key decisions and the experiences that will inform his second term. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Global Voices [#509] Acrobat Fabrice Champion, a renowned trapeze artist, hit another acrobat in mid-air during a show and was paralyzed. Following years of rehabilitation therapy, he returned to the circus as director and teacher. duration 53:00   STEREO
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2817] Tavis continues his celebration of 10 years on PBS with highlights of past visits from one of the music industry's most influential artists, Prince, described by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a "force of nature." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2816] Tavis kicks off his 10th season with a look back at six previous appearances by President Barack Obama prior to his becoming the first African American in the White House, dating back to his days as a little-known Illinois state senator. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    John McLaughlin's One on One [#2833] Is The Bible True? John McLaughlin discusses the Bible with authors Paula Fredriksen and Jeffrey Sheler. duration 27:30   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#341] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Colored Frames A reflection on the last 50 years in African-American, exploring the influences, inspirations and experiences of black artists. Beginning at the height of the Civil Rights Era and leading up to the present, this program provides a truthful, unflinching look at often-ignored artists and their progeny. Impressionistic video collages showcase the wide variety, both thematically and stylistically, of contemporary pieces of black artists working in the genres of illustration, abstraction and surrealism, among others. It also chronicles the black artist's struggle for visibility and acceptance in mainstream art society as well as their experiences challenging assumptions about what constitutes "blackness," even within their own community. duration 56:07   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1405H] Soul Food Junkies Baffled by his dad's reluctance to change his traditional soul food diet in the face of a health crisis, filmmaker Byron Hurt sets out to learn more about this culinary tradition and it's relevance to black cultural identity. The African American love affair with soul food is deep-rooted, complex, and in some tragic cases, deadly. This film puts this culinary tradition under the microscope to examine both its benefits and consequences. Hurt looks at the socioeconomics of predominantly black neighborhoods, where it can be difficult to find healthy options and wonders if soul food has become an addiction in his community. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Frontline [#3103] Inside Obama's Presidency As Barack Obama is sworn in for his second term, Frontline takes a probing look at the first four years of his presidency. With inside accounts from his battles with his Republican opponents over health care and the economy to his dramatic expansion of targeted killings of enemies, Frontline examines the president's key decisions and the experiences that will inform his second term. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#3290] duration 28:08   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9012] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2817] Tavis continues his celebration of 10 years on PBS with highlights of past visits from one of the music industry's most influential artists, Prince, described by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a "force of nature." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32031] Banking giants JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs post positive earnings news. NBR's Erika Miller looks at whether they'll be able to keep up the pace. The growing concern over the U.S.'s ability to pay its IOUs is turning into a debate over the definition of a "debt default." NBR's Darren Gersh has more on why Washington's wrangling could hurt the U. S. economy. And, from Chipotle to Wendy's...are fast food chains meeting investors' appetites for big returns? NBR's Tom Hudson speaks with Miller Tabak's Stephen Anderson. duration 28:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10543] Obama's Gun Proposals * General McChrystal * Daily Download * Lance Armstrong duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32031] Banking giants JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs post positive earnings news. NBR's Erika Miller looks at whether they'll be able to keep up the pace. The growing concern over the U.S.'s ability to pay its IOUs is turning into a debate over the definition of a "debt default." NBR's Darren Gersh has more on why Washington's wrangling could hurt the U. S. economy. And, from Chipotle to Wendy's...are fast food chains meeting investors' appetites for big returns? NBR's Tom Hudson speaks with Miller Tabak's Stephen Anderson. duration 28:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2123] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#3290] duration 28:08   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10543] Obama's Gun Proposals * General McChrystal * Daily Download * Lance Armstrong duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3253] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19018] (original broadcast date: 01/16/13)
    * A discussion about gun control with Michael Scherer of Time magazine, and Joe Scarborough, host of MSNBC's Morning Joe.
    * Roger McNamee, founding partner of the venture capital firm Elevation Partners.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3253] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2818] Tavis' 10th anniversary week continues with Liberian peace advocate and Nobel laureate Leymah Gbowee. Just days before being named a recipient of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, the remarkable single mother of 6 talked to Tavis about her memoir, Mighty Be Our Powers, and the challenges faced by women in politics. Also, a preview of "Vision for a New America" - a special broadcast next week on the issue of poverty. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3253] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#804H] Tempe, AZ / Albuquerque, NM The Roadtrippers start out in Tempe, AZ, where they speak with Todd McFarlane, the creator of the best-selling comic book series Spawn, and Antoine's personal hero. The team is given encouraging advice by Todd to move away from the idea that they "need to have everything now." Next, the team heads to Albuquerque, NM, where they meet with lobbyist and co-founder of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Tom Rutherford. Afterward, as they head back on the Road, an unfortunate event happens-an unexpected mechanical issue leads the Green RV to catch fire. The Roadtrippers pull over and no one is seriously injured; but emotions are high as the stark realization sets in as to whether they'll be able to continue their journey. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3253] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10543] Obama's Gun Proposals * General McChrystal * Daily Download * Lance Armstrong duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2123] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10543] Obama's Gun Proposals * General McChrystal * Daily Download * Lance Armstrong duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

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Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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