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KQED World: Wednesday, October 30, 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.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10787] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32235] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks are hot, but the economy is not. What's driving the market, holding back the economy and what does it mean for your investments? And, a White House official on Capitol Hill was grilled today over why some Americans may not be able to keep their insurance plans. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3021] Tavis talks with Barnard College president, Dr. Debora L. Spar. A leading figure in business academics, Spar uses new research to examine the complex challenges facing today's women. Tavis also chats with inventive storyteller and best-selling novelist T.C. Boyle. Known as a master of short fiction, the award-winning author talks about his new collection, T.C. Boyle Stories II. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1411H] Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines This program traces the evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, the film looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#4153] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3022] Tavis talks with Oscar-winning producer, writer and director William Friedkin, a maverick of American cinema and the creative force behind many iconic, award-winning films, who reflects on his extraordinary life and career. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Asian Voices [#212] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#430] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    America Reframed [#106] Trust This film begins when Marlin, an 18-year-old Hondurena, shares a hidden history about her childhood with a neighborhood youth theater company. Marlin's story is about resilience: she endured rape as young girl, survived a harsh and difficult journey from Honduras to the US, suffered further abuse at the hands of her own brother, and overcame substance addiction. The film captures the amazing response from her fellow actors and the unexpected journey her story takes them on together: they transform Marlin's story into a daring, original play and Marlin re-claims power over the narrative of her life story. "Trust" is about creativity and the unexpected resources inside youth who may be discounted because of their youth, race or ethnicity or because they come from under-resourced neighborhoods without access to arts programs. duration 1:24:54   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:30 am
    Dreamers Theater Ths uplifting performance documentary follows a group of cognitively challenged teens and young adults as they rehearse and stage the original musical, Assuming Assumptions. The play dramatizes the issues faced by individuals with special needs in the hopes of increasing awareness about this population and their capabilities. Members of this Richmond, VA-based acting troupe live with a variety of developmental disabilities, including autism, Down's Syndrome, Asperger's Syndrome and other high-functioning disorders or differences. The doc intercuts real-life stories together with similar scenes from the play: a young couple with Asperger's syndrome go on a date, a young man with Down's Syndrome works his shift at a local restaurant and another young man misses his bus stop and loses his way home. duration 26:32   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Global Voices [#402] Please Vote for Me In the city of Wuhan in central China, three eight-year-old elementary school students campaign for the coveted position of class monitor. This is the first election for a class leader to be held in China. The candidates hold debates, campaign tirelessly and show their intellectual and artistic skills, until one is voted the winner. duration 54:55   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1411H] Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines This program traces the evolution and legacy of Wonder Woman. From the birth of the comic book superheroine in the 1940s to the blockbusters of today, the film looks at how popular representations of powerful women often reflect society's anxieties about women's liberation. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-V (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3022] Tavis talks with Oscar-winning producer, writer and director William Friedkin, a maverick of American cinema and the creative force behind many iconic, award-winning films, who reflects on his extraordinary life and career. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3021] Tavis talks with Barnard College president, Dr. Debora L. Spar. A leading figure in business academics, Spar uses new research to examine the complex challenges facing today's women. Tavis also chats with inventive storyteller and best-selling novelist T.C. Boyle. Known as a master of short fiction, the award-winning author talks about his new collection, T.C. Boyle Stories II. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Asian Voices [#212] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#430] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    America Reframed [#106] Trust This film begins when Marlin, an 18-year-old Hondurena, shares a hidden history about her childhood with a neighborhood youth theater company. Marlin's story is about resilience: she endured rape as young girl, survived a harsh and difficult journey from Honduras to the US, suffered further abuse at the hands of her own brother, and overcame substance addiction. The film captures the amazing response from her fellow actors and the unexpected journey her story takes them on together: they transform Marlin's story into a daring, original play and Marlin re-claims power over the narrative of her life story. "Trust" is about creativity and the unexpected resources inside youth who may be discounted because of their youth, race or ethnicity or because they come from under-resourced neighborhoods without access to arts programs. duration 1:24:54   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:30 pm
    Dreamers Theater Ths uplifting performance documentary follows a group of cognitively challenged teens and young adults as they rehearse and stage the original musical, Assuming Assumptions. The play dramatizes the issues faced by individuals with special needs in the hopes of increasing awareness about this population and their capabilities. Members of this Richmond, VA-based acting troupe live with a variety of developmental disabilities, including autism, Down's Syndrome, Asperger's Syndrome and other high-functioning disorders or differences. The doc intercuts real-life stories together with similar scenes from the play: a young couple with Asperger's syndrome go on a date, a young man with Down's Syndrome works his shift at a local restaurant and another young man misses his bus stop and loses his way home. duration 26:32   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Global Voices [#402] Please Vote for Me In the city of Wuhan in central China, three eight-year-old elementary school students campaign for the coveted position of class monitor. This is the first election for a class leader to be held in China. The candidates hold debates, campaign tirelessly and show their intellectual and artistic skills, until one is voted the winner. duration 54:55   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4153] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9217] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3022] Tavis talks with Oscar-winning producer, writer and director William Friedkin, a maverick of American cinema and the creative force behind many iconic, award-winning films, who reflects on his extraordinary life and career. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32236] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, as the healthcare landscape shifts, are big changes in store for those who get their insurance from their employers? What's helping drive General Motors into its strongest financial position in years? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10788] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32236] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, as the healthcare landscape shifts, are big changes in store for those who get their insurance from their employers? What's helping drive General Motors into its strongest financial position in years? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3068] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4153] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3458] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10788] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3458] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19223] (original broadcast date: 10/30/13)
    * A discussion about the global economy with Economist magazine editors: John Micklethwait, Zanny Minton Beddoes and Philip Coggan.
    * comedian Aziz Ansari on his upcoming comedy special, "Buried Alive."
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3458] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3023] Tavis talks with one of the most prolific creators working in film and television, J.J. Abrams. The Emmy winner offers a peek inside his latest creation, the provocative interactive novel, "S". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3458] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#706H] The second Roadtrip begins with three friends from Stevensville, Montana. Aaron, Liz, and Autumn, Team "Poor Lazy Overachievers," want to get out of the "velvet coffin" of their small town. They begin their Roadtrip across the US in Los Angeles. Their first interview is with Kary Mullis, Nobel Prize-winning chemist and author of Dancing Naked in the Mind Field. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3458] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10788] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3458] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3068] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10788] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

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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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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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(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.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.