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KQED World: Thursday, August 8, 2013

Channels 9.3 •  54.5 | XFINITY 190

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

Thursday, August 8, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10728] Russia * Obesity in Children * ADA * Climate Change and Violence * Fruitvale Station duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32176] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, August is historically one of the worst months for stocks. But is there a smart way to invest during the dog days of summer? And, we all like the idea of buying American products, but finding them is a different story. NBR went shopping to see for ourselves - in our special series "Made in America." duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2962] Tavis talks with rapper Snoop Lion about his latest projects. The artist formerly known as Snoop Dogg riffs on the revealing journey to Jamaica that prompted major changes in his life. (Originally aired on March 13, 2013) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Everest: A Climb for Peace This program chronicles the journey of nine "peace climbers" from different faiths and cultures as they attempt to summit the tallest mountain in the world. Actor Orlando Bloom, also a United Nations Ambassador for UNICEF, narrates. Filmed on location in Nepal, Tibet, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, U.A.E. and the United States,the documentary focuses on Palestinian Ali Bushnaq and Israelis Dudu Yifrah and Micha Yaniv. Setting aside their differences, they come together to forge a path of teamwork and cooperation. This, however, is easier said than done. Each believes their respective nations, embroiled in a brutal war for years, lie on the right side of the conflict. A socially relevant film about peace, war and the human spirit, it features spectacular Everest footage, including a dramatic rescue near the summit. duration 57:34   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4094] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2963] Tavis talks with actor Harrison Ford. The Oscar-nominated actor describes lessons learned from portraying Brooklyn Dodgers GM Branch Rickey in the Jackie Robinson biopic, 42. (Originally aired on April 18, 2013) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1614] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#906] Conversion Disorder Go beyond the headlines to understand the condition known as conversion disorder, where physical symptoms cannot be explained by traditional medical evaluation. Hear from leading experts who are successfully treating this disorder and Danielle Kerr, a young athlete who is overcoming the challenges of this rare condition. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Sousa on the Rez: Marching to the Beat of a Different Drum Native American music may not conjure images of tubas, trumpets and John Phillip Sousa marches. Yet this vibrant musical tradition has been a part of Native American culture for more than 100 years. This program traces the origins of the 4 remaining multi-generational, community-based tribal bands: the Iroquois Indian Band from upstate New York, the Fort Mojave Tribal Band from Needles, Calif., the Zuni Pueblo Band from northwestern New Mexico and the Navajo Nation Band from Arizona. Combining profiles of contemporary bands with fresh historical research, it offers an unexpected and engaging picture of this little-known aspect of the Native music scene. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    POV [#2413] Last Train Home Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the Chinese New Year in the world's largest human migration. This film takes viewers on a heart-stopping journey with the Zhangs, a couple who left infant children behind for factory jobs 16 years ago, hoping their wages would lift their children to a better life. They return to a family growing distant and a daughter longing to leave school for unskilled work. As the Zhangs navigate their new world, "Last Train Home" paints a rich, human portrait of China's rush to economic development. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Frontline [#3106H] Raising Adam Lanza In the wake of the Newtown school massacre, in a special collaboration with the Hartford Courant, Frontline examines the life of a young man and the town he changed forever.
    Adam Lanza left behind a trail of death and destruction, but little else. The mass killer had no known friends, no diary. He destroyed his computer and any evidence it might have provided. His motives, and his life, remain largely a mystery. In partnership with The Hartford Courant, Frontline looks for answers to the central, and so far elusive, question: "Who was Adam Lanza?"
    In the aftermath of the tragedy, President Obama called for a national conversation about guns in America. Nowhere is that conversation more intense than in Newtown itself.
    In a second story, Frontline visits Newtown, Connecticut to explore how those closest to the tragedy are now wrestling with our nation's gun culture and laws.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 am
    Everest: A Climb for Peace This program chronicles the journey of nine "peace climbers" from different faiths and cultures as they attempt to summit the tallest mountain in the world. Actor Orlando Bloom, also a United Nations Ambassador for UNICEF, narrates. Filmed on location in Nepal, Tibet, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, U.A.E. and the United States,the documentary focuses on Palestinian Ali Bushnaq and Israelis Dudu Yifrah and Micha Yaniv. Setting aside their differences, they come together to forge a path of teamwork and cooperation. This, however, is easier said than done. Each believes their respective nations, embroiled in a brutal war for years, lie on the right side of the conflict. A socially relevant film about peace, war and the human spirit, it features spectacular Everest footage, including a dramatic rescue near the summit. duration 57:34   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2963] Tavis talks with actor Harrison Ford. The Oscar-nominated actor describes lessons learned from portraying Brooklyn Dodgers GM Branch Rickey in the Jackie Robinson biopic, 42. (Originally aired on April 18, 2013) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#2962] Tavis talks with rapper Snoop Lion about his latest projects. The artist formerly known as Snoop Dogg riffs on the revealing journey to Jamaica that prompted major changes in his life. (Originally aired on March 13, 2013) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1614] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#906] Conversion Disorder Go beyond the headlines to understand the condition known as conversion disorder, where physical symptoms cannot be explained by traditional medical evaluation. Hear from leading experts who are successfully treating this disorder and Danielle Kerr, a young athlete who is overcoming the challenges of this rare condition. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Sousa on the Rez: Marching to the Beat of a Different Drum Native American music may not conjure images of tubas, trumpets and John Phillip Sousa marches. Yet this vibrant musical tradition has been a part of Native American culture for more than 100 years. This program traces the origins of the 4 remaining multi-generational, community-based tribal bands: the Iroquois Indian Band from upstate New York, the Fort Mojave Tribal Band from Needles, Calif., the Zuni Pueblo Band from northwestern New Mexico and the Navajo Nation Band from Arizona. Combining profiles of contemporary bands with fresh historical research, it offers an unexpected and engaging picture of this little-known aspect of the Native music scene. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    POV [#2413] Last Train Home Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the Chinese New Year in the world's largest human migration. This film takes viewers on a heart-stopping journey with the Zhangs, a couple who left infant children behind for factory jobs 16 years ago, hoping their wages would lift their children to a better life. They return to a family growing distant and a daughter longing to leave school for unskilled work. As the Zhangs navigate their new world, "Last Train Home" paints a rich, human portrait of China's rush to economic development. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Frontline [#3106H] Raising Adam Lanza In the wake of the Newtown school massacre, in a special collaboration with the Hartford Courant, Frontline examines the life of a young man and the town he changed forever.
    Adam Lanza left behind a trail of death and destruction, but little else. The mass killer had no known friends, no diary. He destroyed his computer and any evidence it might have provided. His motives, and his life, remain largely a mystery. In partnership with The Hartford Courant, Frontline looks for answers to the central, and so far elusive, question: "Who was Adam Lanza?"
    In the aftermath of the tragedy, President Obama called for a national conversation about guns in America. Nowhere is that conversation more intense than in Newtown itself.
    In a second story, Frontline visits Newtown, Connecticut to explore how those closest to the tragedy are now wrestling with our nation's gun culture and laws.
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4094] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9158] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2963] Tavis talks with actor Harrison Ford. The Oscar-nominated actor describes lessons learned from portraying Brooklyn Dodgers GM Branch Rickey in the Jackie Robinson biopic, 42. (Originally aired on April 18, 2013) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32177] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, an influential highway safety group put small cars to the test. The results are prompting new concerns for automakers and drivers. And instead of buying American, some are calling on Americans to buy imports as a way to boost the economy. NBR will meet a small business owner who's taking that approach and growing his business as part of our special series "Made in America". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10729] Radioactive Waste * Henrietta Lacks * Aging in Place * Collision 2012 * Baby Apps duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32177] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, an influential highway safety group put small cars to the test. The results are prompting new concerns for automakers and drivers. And instead of buying American, some are calling on Americans to buy imports as a way to boost the economy. NBR will meet a small business owner who's taking that approach and growing his business as part of our special series "Made in America". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3009] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4094] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3399] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10729] Radioactive Waste * Henrietta Lacks * Aging in Place * Collision 2012 * Baby Apps duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3399] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19164] (original broadcast date: 8/08/13)
    a look at the AMC series Breaking Bad with creator Vince Gilligan and actors Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Anna Gunn.
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3399] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#2964] Tavis talks with writer-director Joss Whedon, the man behind such acclaimed projects as The Avengers and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The Oscar-nominated writer and series showrunner talks about his latest projects: the film Much Ado About Nothing and the upcoming series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Originally aired on June 6, 2013) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3399] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#905H] Los Angeles After traveling more than 4500 miles in 30 days, the Roadtrippers book a last-minute interview with Randii Wessen, an engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Los Angeles. Randii shares his story of constant determination-wisdom that resonates with Nekeed. The Roadtrip ends with an interview with Laura Danly, curator at the Griffith Observatory. Laura tells her story of arduous schooling to land a job as a NASA astronomer-only to realize that she's happiest when she shares her astronomical knowledge with others. Ending their journey with a better sense of themselves and their futures, the team gives their final reflections and says their goodbyes. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3399] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10729] Radioactive Waste * Henrietta Lacks * Aging in Place * Collision 2012 * Baby Apps duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3399] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3009] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10729] Radioactive Waste * Henrietta Lacks * Aging in Place * Collision 2012 * Baby Apps duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Thursday, August 8, 2013

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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

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.

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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.
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