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KQED World: Thursday, December 12, 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, December 12, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10818] Budget Deal * Time's Person of the Year * Flipped Classrooms * Fifth Anniversary of Madoff Scheme * Nobel Prize for Economics duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32266] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, five years after Madoff, his victims recall the long road back and the uncertainty that lies ahead. And, farmers may one day use commercial drones. So might energy companies. Now the government is trying to figure out the rules for an industry expected to balloon. duration 28:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3052] Tavis talks with the visionary founder of J.D. Power and Associates, J.D. Power III, who discusses how he became the man behind one of the most prestigious marketing information companies in the world. Tavis also talks with internationally renowned singer Lani Hall Alpert. The Grammy Award-winning vocalist offers the backstory to her book, Emotional Memoirs and Short Stories. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Forgotten War: The Struggle for North America 250 years ago, three powers clashed in an epic struggle for North America. Often overshadowed by the American Revolution, the French and Indian War (1755-1760) determined which great European empire would control the Ohio River Valley, the gateway to the West, and the crucial highway of rivers and lakes connecting New York and Montreal. This documentary recounts the little-known story of how the Indian nations of the Northeast controlled the outcome of this war. An international panel of experts dig beneath the familiar history and shed new light on this long-ago conflict. The program follows the fates of the Abenaki and Iroquois people, separates fact from the myth of Robert Rogers and his legendary Rangers and chronicles the "massacre" at Fort William Henry, the battles of Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point, the tragic expulsion of the Acadians and the fall of Quebec and Montreal. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4184] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3053] Tavis talks with award-winning film composer and music producer Hans Zimmer. The preeminent talent in composing film music reflects on why he accepted the task of scoring the feature drama, 12 Years a Slave. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1632] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#911] Mystery Diagnosis A fascinating discussion unfolds as doctors work to solve a mysterious medical case affecting a prominent Boston physician. Dr. Anne Louise Oaklander shares her mother's medical story, which was complicated by her mother's knowledge as a medical professional. Follow along as the life-altering problems are described and the surprising diagnosis is revealed. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Ballycastle This program documents the artistic journey of Stuart Shils, a noted Philadelphia-based landscape painter of Jewish heritage whose life and work was forever changed by his encounter with a remoteseaside village in Northern Ireland. Moving between the starkly contrasting landscapes of Philadelphia and Ballycastle, the documentary highlights Ireland's exquisite light, dramatic scenery and fierce, ever-changing weather. Shils' passionate, colorful and often amusing reflections illuminate the life-altering effect of one village on an artist. Beyond the enormous impact of the creative experience, Shils' time in Ireland also deepened his appreciation of the connection between the Irish and Jewish people. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 am
    Independent Lens [#1406] Beauty Is Embarrassing Wayne White is a nut. The current art-world darling got his big break when he helped create the unhinged children's show "Pee-Wee's Playhouse." His off-kilter style and self-deprecating sense of humor offer a peak into an imagination that refuses to grow up. This film chronicles the vaulted highs and the crushing lows of this Tennessean commercial artist as he struggles to find peace and balance between his work and his art. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Asian and Abrahamic Religions: A Divine Encounter in America [#102] (see description in part 1.) duration 56:38   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Forgotten War: The Struggle for North America 250 years ago, three powers clashed in an epic struggle for North America. Often overshadowed by the American Revolution, the French and Indian War (1755-1760) determined which great European empire would control the Ohio River Valley, the gateway to the West, and the crucial highway of rivers and lakes connecting New York and Montreal. This documentary recounts the little-known story of how the Indian nations of the Northeast controlled the outcome of this war. An international panel of experts dig beneath the familiar history and shed new light on this long-ago conflict. The program follows the fates of the Abenaki and Iroquois people, separates fact from the myth of Robert Rogers and his legendary Rangers and chronicles the "massacre" at Fort William Henry, the battles of Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point, the tragic expulsion of the Acadians and the fall of Quebec and Montreal. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3053] Tavis talks with award-winning film composer and music producer Hans Zimmer. The preeminent talent in composing film music reflects on why he accepted the task of scoring the feature drama, 12 Years a Slave. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3052] Tavis talks with the visionary founder of J.D. Power and Associates, J.D. Power III, who discusses how he became the man behind one of the most prestigious marketing information companies in the world. Tavis also talks with internationally renowned singer Lani Hall Alpert. The Grammy Award-winning vocalist offers the backstory to her book, Emotional Memoirs and Short Stories. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1632] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#911] Mystery Diagnosis A fascinating discussion unfolds as doctors work to solve a mysterious medical case affecting a prominent Boston physician. Dr. Anne Louise Oaklander shares her mother's medical story, which was complicated by her mother's knowledge as a medical professional. Follow along as the life-altering problems are described and the surprising diagnosis is revealed. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Ballycastle This program documents the artistic journey of Stuart Shils, a noted Philadelphia-based landscape painter of Jewish heritage whose life and work was forever changed by his encounter with a remoteseaside village in Northern Ireland. Moving between the starkly contrasting landscapes of Philadelphia and Ballycastle, the documentary highlights Ireland's exquisite light, dramatic scenery and fierce, ever-changing weather. Shils' passionate, colorful and often amusing reflections illuminate the life-altering effect of one village on an artist. Beyond the enormous impact of the creative experience, Shils' time in Ireland also deepened his appreciation of the connection between the Irish and Jewish people. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 11:30 am
    Independent Lens [#1406] Beauty Is Embarrassing Wayne White is a nut. The current art-world darling got his big break when he helped create the unhinged children's show "Pee-Wee's Playhouse." His off-kilter style and self-deprecating sense of humor offer a peak into an imagination that refuses to grow up. This film chronicles the vaulted highs and the crushing lows of this Tennessean commercial artist as he struggles to find peace and balance between his work and his art. duration 1:26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Asian and Abrahamic Religions: A Divine Encounter in America [#102] (see description in part 1.) duration 56:38   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4184] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9248] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3053] Tavis talks with award-winning film composer and music producer Hans Zimmer. The preeminent talent in composing film music reflects on why he accepted the task of scoring the feature drama, 12 Years a Slave. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32267Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, with stock market gains of 25 percent this year, many investors may be wondering when is a good time to sell a stock and how do you determine which ones? And, did JP Morgan look the other way when working with Bernie Madoff? NBR has details of the bank's reported settlement. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10819H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32267Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, with stock market gains of 25 percent this year, many investors may be wondering when is a good time to sell a stock and how do you determine which ones? And, did JP Morgan look the other way when working with Bernie Madoff? NBR has details of the bank's reported settlement. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3099] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4184] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3489] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10819H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3489] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19254] (original broadcast date: 12/12/13)
    * A discussion about foreign policy with Ian Bremmer, President and founder of Eurasia Group
    * a look at the film "Prisoners" with director Denis Villeneuve and actor Jake Gyllenhaal
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3489] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3054] Tavis talks with best-selling author Amy Tan. The award-winning writer unpacks her sixth novel, The Valley of Amazement, a sweeping tale of two women's search for identity. Tavis also talks with multitalented actor-director-producer-writer-host LeVar Burton. The winner of numerous Emmy Awards, Burton explains the relaunch of Reading Rainbow as a mobile app. duration 26:46   STEREO
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3489] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#1006H] Uncertainty Is Opportunity As they enter the 5th week of their 7-week Roadtrip, the team reflects on how comfortable they've become with the unpredictable eccentricities of the Road. Megan, who is naturally wired to adhere to routine, is learning to embrace uncertainly, and this helps her cope with an influx of job rejections. In New York, the team's interview with Radiolab radio host Jad Abumrad serves to reinforce Megan's newfound acceptance of the unknown. Jad describes his unsuccessful attempts at other careers, noting that although he never thought he would get into radio, he has found it to be a surprisingly satisfying assimilation of his interests. His ability to adapt to changing circumstance teaches the Roadtrippers although they might not end up where they planned in life, their ultimate trajectory might be even better than what they expected. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3489] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10819H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3489] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3099] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10819H] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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