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KQED World: Thursday, May 2, 2013

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

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Thursday, May 2, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10618] Three Suspects Taken into Custody in Boston Marathon Bombing Case * May Day Protests in Europe * The T-Shirt's Tale * California Oysters *The "Sisterhood" that Chased Osama Bin Laden duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32106] Tonight on Nightly Business Report - The Federal Reserve keeps the pedal to the metal and sticks with its easy money policy. NBR will speak with former Federal Reserve Governor Randall Kroszner. And with five months to go, will the new health exchanges be up and running in time for open enrollment? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2892] Tavis talks with acclaimed director Mira Nair about her new project, The Reluctant Fundamentalist. A longtime activist and one of the few women of color to break through the ranks as a major motion picture director, Nair describes her new film, which deals, in part, with the aftermath of 9-11. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Niagara Falls A historical and picturesque exploration of the spectacular waterfall, this film offers stunning views and profiles some of the quirky visitors and workers of the nation's first great symbol. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4024] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2893] Tavis talks with actor and environmentalist Pierce Brosnan. The two-time Golden Globe nominee talks about his latest film project, the romantic comedy, Love Is All You Need. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1552] Entrepreneurs/The Fiera Series - Guest: Michel Gendreau duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#905] Breast Cancer In Young Women Getting a breast cancer diagnosis is scary at any age, but unique issues surround this disease when it is diagnosed early in life. Learn about the emotional, physical, social, and medical issues surrounding breast cancer in young women. Meet Geralyn Lucas, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in her 20s. Hear how her unexpected diagnosis changed her whole perspective on life. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#4012H] Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures Of all the continents on Earth, none preserves a more spectacular story of its origins than Australia. Nova's mini-series takes viewers on a rollicking adventure from the birth of the Earth to the emergence of the world we know today. With help from high-energy host and scientist Richard Smith, we meet titanic dinosaurs and giant kangaroos, sea monsters and prehistoric crustaceans, disappearing mountains and deadly asteroids. This is the untold story of the Land Down Under, the one island continent that has got it all. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Secrets of the Dead [#1202H] Bugging Hitler's Soldiers Spied upon by MI19 in a bugging operation of unprecedented scale and cunning, 4,000 German POW's revealed their inner thoughts about the Third Reich and let slip military secrets that helped the Allies win WWII. Based on groundbreaking research conducted by a team of leading German historians and scientists, the film will tell the story of how those confessions were stolen, how they changed the outcome of the war and how they can now reveal, in more shocking detail than ever before, the hearts and minds of the German fighter. The evidence that supports this extraordinary new chapter in the history of WWII will be told through powerful dramatic reconstructions. Acted by German actors, speaking both German and English, they will quote directly from the highlights of over 100,000 hours of secretly recorded and therefore unguarded conversations between German POWs held in Britain. These long lost voices of the past are being brought back to life, bringing with them unique and exclusive insights into What the Nazis Really Thought. duration 54:16   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Nova scienceNOW [#505] Where Did We Come from? Where did the very first living thing on Earth come from? Can a simple injection erase a painful memory? duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    Niagara Falls A historical and picturesque exploration of the spectacular waterfall, this film offers stunning views and profiles some of the quirky visitors and workers of the nation's first great symbol. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2893] Tavis talks with actor and environmentalist Pierce Brosnan. The two-time Golden Globe nominee talks about his latest film project, the romantic comedy, Love Is All You Need. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2892] Tavis talks with acclaimed director Mira Nair about her new project, The Reluctant Fundamentalist. A longtime activist and one of the few women of color to break through the ranks as a major motion picture director, Nair describes her new film, which deals, in part, with the aftermath of 9-11. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1552] Entrepreneurs/The Fiera Series - Guest: Michel Gendreau duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#905] Breast Cancer In Young Women Getting a breast cancer diagnosis is scary at any age, but unique issues surround this disease when it is diagnosed early in life. Learn about the emotional, physical, social, and medical issues surrounding breast cancer in young women. Meet Geralyn Lucas, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in her 20s. Hear how her unexpected diagnosis changed her whole perspective on life. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4012H] Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Strange Creatures Of all the continents on Earth, none preserves a more spectacular story of its origins than Australia. Nova's mini-series takes viewers on a rollicking adventure from the birth of the Earth to the emergence of the world we know today. With help from high-energy host and scientist Richard Smith, we meet titanic dinosaurs and giant kangaroos, sea monsters and prehistoric crustaceans, disappearing mountains and deadly asteroids. This is the untold story of the Land Down Under, the one island continent that has got it all. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Intelligence Squared U.S. [#104] Should College Football Be Banned? Corruption and a growing concern for head injury have put college football in the spotlight. Are football programs' millions in profits exploitation? Or are they still a celebration of amateur sport? Does football's inherent danger and violence have any place in institutions of higher learning? Or does it provide young men with educational opportunities they would not otherwise have? duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 pm
    Nova scienceNOW [#505] Where Did We Come from? Where did the very first living thing on Earth come from? Can a simple injection erase a painful memory? duration 55:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4024] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9088] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2893] Tavis talks with actor and environmentalist Pierce Brosnan. The two-time Golden Globe nominee talks about his latest film project, the romantic comedy, Love Is All You Need. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32107Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report - the mutual fund industry has grown to $27 trillion worldwide. Gary Johnson, CEO of Franklin Templeton, joins us to talk markets and mutual funds. Plus, healthy eating isn't cheap. NBR will show you just how much costs have risen. And ING's U.S. unit is the second largest IPO of the year. ING U.S. CEO Rodney Martin joins us. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10619] Obama Heads to Mexico * Morning-After Pill Legal & Political Battle * Deadly Month in Iraq * "The New Digital Age" * Cannibalism in Jamestown Settlement duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32107Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report - the mutual fund industry has grown to $27 trillion worldwide. Gary Johnson, CEO of Franklin Templeton, joins us to talk markets and mutual funds. Plus, healthy eating isn't cheap. NBR will show you just how much costs have risen. And ING's U.S. unit is the second largest IPO of the year. ING U.S. CEO Rodney Martin joins us. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2199] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4024] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3329] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10619] Obama Heads to Mexico * Morning-After Pill Legal & Political Battle * Deadly Month in Iraq * "The New Digital Age" * Cannibalism in Jamestown Settlement duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3329] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19094H] (original broadcast date: 5/02/13)
    * David Barboza, Shanghai Bureau Chief of the New York Times and winner of 2013 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting.
    * Bethany Mclean and Bryan Burrough discuss their Vanity Fair piece on hedge fund manager Steve Cohen.
    * Andre Gregory & Cindy Kleine on their film "Before and after Dinner."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3329] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2894] Tavis talks with Oscar-winning actor Sir Ben Kingsley, who discusses his villainous role in the latest installment of the Iron Man action adventure feature series. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3329] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#708H] Aaron, Liz, and Autumn settle into life on the Road, enjoying each other and the cities that they visit. Driving on to Georgia, they interview Kyle Maynard, a young man born with congenital amputation, who became a college award-winning wrestler and an entrepreneur. From there, the team heads into Tennessee to speak with Dr. Bill Bass, forensic anthropologist, which is a significant moment for Liz. In Cleveland, they visit with Van Taylor Monroe, sneaker artist, whose custom-painted Obama sneakers were donated to the Smithsonian Museum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3329] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10619] Obama Heads to Mexico * Morning-After Pill Legal & Political Battle * Deadly Month in Iraq * "The New Digital Age" * Cannibalism in Jamestown Settlement duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3329] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#2199] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10619] Obama Heads to Mexico * Morning-After Pill Legal & Political Battle * Deadly Month in Iraq * "The New Digital Age" * Cannibalism in Jamestown Settlement duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
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Wave 9 and HD 164
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Wave 10
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KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

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KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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