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KQED World: Thursday, December 19, 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 19, 2013
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10823H] NSA Surveillance * Federal Reserve * Report from the Philippines * Access to the President duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#32271Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the Fed pulls back on its stimulus measures and stocks soar. Is the central bank sending a message that the economy is stronger than many think? And, how much will American's boom in natural gas save you over the coming years? The numbers may surprise you. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3057Z] Tavis talks with Academy Award-winning actress and director Anjelica Huston. Part of a third generation of Hollywood talent, Huston explains why she decided to write about her unusual upbringing. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 am
    Music's Gonna Get You Through Henry Butler is not only a virtuoso jazz and blues artist, but also a passionate educator, photographer and advocate for disability rights. Drawing on his New Orleans heritage, extensive music study and experience as a blind black man, Butler founded the Creative Music and Jazz camp and crafted an eclectic curriculum that encouraged students to see art and music as tools for survival. This program tracks the impact of Butler's music and philosophy on a group of blind and visually impaired teens who gather in New Orleans to train with the master at his week-long summer camp. Butler tells his students they can achieve success by applying the musical principles of focus, discipline, release, practice and perseverance to their everyday lives. The doc shows how valuable music and its lessons can be for both students and teacher alike. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4189] duration 28:02   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3058Z] Tavis talks with NBA legend Julius "Dr. J" Erving. The Hall of Famer and one of basketball's living legends shares stories from his first-ever book, his autobiography Dr. J. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1633] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#912] The Future of Cancer Treatment Advances in the fight against cancer are due to the work of health care professionals, clinical researchers, and thousands of cancer patients and advocates. Since cancer isn't a single disease, understanding the differences and similarities in how various cancers behave is essential to better treatment in the future. Hear from Judy Orem, who relates her experience as a patient in a clinical trial. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Stagestruck: Confessions from Summer Stock This documentary takes a nostalgic look back at the 26-year history of America's first summer stock theater, the Orleans Arena Theatre on Massachusetts' Cape Cod. It uses dramatic re-enactments, historical photos and engaging interviews with past members to capture the day-to-day challenges and joys of the summer stock experience. Beginning in 1950 and lasting until 1976, temperamental young actors and actresses would live together, work for pennies and do odd jobs in pursuit of refining their craft and creating a professional theatrical production each week. Author Kurt Vonnegut, an Orleans Arena Theatre alumnus, interjects humor and insight as he reflects on his time at the distinguished American art colony and its founders, Betsy and Gordon Argo. duration 56:30   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Independent Lens [#1505H] Playwright: from Page to Stage The lives of two young playwrights -- one, an African American from Miami's inner city; the other, an Indian American from Cleveland -- are brought together inextricably in the process of creating a new language for the stage. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 am
    Still on the Road Twelve actors travel across 28 US cities on a seven month journey to bring classical theater to America. The Acting Company, a classical touring ensemble founded by John Houseman and Margot Harley, started with members of the first graduating class of the drama division of the Julliard School. Kevin Kline recalls Houseman's motivation being, "We couldn't just let them go out there and do garbage." In the Company's 37th season, twelve actors spend seven months on a cramped bus, lose a leading man, play 71 roles, and learn to work in spaces that won't hold their set. Throughout, they reconnect with their passion for performing, receive a great review in the New York Times, and teach high school and college students a new way to look at Shakespeare. As we follow the actors on tour and watch insightful conversations with Kevin Kline, Rainn Wilson and Harriet Harris, we learn that with the exception of Xbox and Wi-Fi on the bus, not much has changed - and that is just as it should be. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Music's Gonna Get You Through Henry Butler is not only a virtuoso jazz and blues artist, but also a passionate educator, photographer and advocate for disability rights. Drawing on his New Orleans heritage, extensive music study and experience as a blind black man, Butler founded the Creative Music and Jazz camp and crafted an eclectic curriculum that encouraged students to see art and music as tools for survival. This program tracks the impact of Butler's music and philosophy on a group of blind and visually impaired teens who gather in New Orleans to train with the master at his week-long summer camp. Butler tells his students they can achieve success by applying the musical principles of focus, discipline, release, practice and perseverance to their everyday lives. The doc shows how valuable music and its lessons can be for both students and teacher alike. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3058Z] Tavis talks with NBA legend Julius "Dr. J" Erving. The Hall of Famer and one of basketball's living legends shares stories from his first-ever book, his autobiography Dr. J. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3057Z] Tavis talks with Academy Award-winning actress and director Anjelica Huston. Part of a third generation of Hollywood talent, Huston explains why she decided to write about her unusual upbringing. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1633] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#912] The Future of Cancer Treatment Advances in the fight against cancer are due to the work of health care professionals, clinical researchers, and thousands of cancer patients and advocates. Since cancer isn't a single disease, understanding the differences and similarities in how various cancers behave is essential to better treatment in the future. Hear from Judy Orem, who relates her experience as a patient in a clinical trial. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Stagestruck: Confessions from Summer Stock This documentary takes a nostalgic look back at the 26-year history of America's first summer stock theater, the Orleans Arena Theatre on Massachusetts' Cape Cod. It uses dramatic re-enactments, historical photos and engaging interviews with past members to capture the day-to-day challenges and joys of the summer stock experience. Beginning in 1950 and lasting until 1976, temperamental young actors and actresses would live together, work for pennies and do odd jobs in pursuit of refining their craft and creating a professional theatrical production each week. Author Kurt Vonnegut, an Orleans Arena Theatre alumnus, interjects humor and insight as he reflects on his time at the distinguished American art colony and its founders, Betsy and Gordon Argo. duration 56:30   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1505H] Playwright: from Page to Stage The lives of two young playwrights -- one, an African American from Miami's inner city; the other, an Indian American from Cleveland -- are brought together inextricably in the process of creating a new language for the stage. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 1:00 pm
    Still on the Road Twelve actors travel across 28 US cities on a seven month journey to bring classical theater to America. The Acting Company, a classical touring ensemble founded by John Houseman and Margot Harley, started with members of the first graduating class of the drama division of the Julliard School. Kevin Kline recalls Houseman's motivation being, "We couldn't just let them go out there and do garbage." In the Company's 37th season, twelve actors spend seven months on a cramped bus, lose a leading man, play 71 roles, and learn to work in spaces that won't hold their set. Throughout, they reconnect with their passion for performing, receive a great review in the New York Times, and teach high school and college students a new way to look at Shakespeare. As we follow the actors on tour and watch insightful conversations with Kevin Kline, Rainn Wilson and Harriet Harris, we learn that with the exception of Xbox and Wi-Fi on the bus, not much has changed - and that is just as it should be. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4189] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#9253] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3058Z] Tavis talks with NBA legend Julius "Dr. J" Erving. The Hall of Famer and one of basketball's living legends shares stories from his first-ever book, his autobiography Dr. J. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32272Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, one day after the Federal Reserve's decision to taper its stimulus, which sectors could become more attractive to investors and which should be avoided? And, why is Bristol Myers shifting its strategy to focus more on cancer treatments? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10824H] Target Private Info Breach * Putin Expresses Leniency * North Korea Seclusion * Budget Deal duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#32272Z] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, one day after the Federal Reserve's decision to taper its stimulus, which sectors could become more attractive to investors and which should be avoided? And, why is Bristol Myers shifting its strategy to focus more on cancer treatments? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3104] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4189] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3494] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10824H] Target Private Info Breach * Putin Expresses Leniency * North Korea Seclusion * Budget Deal duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3494] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#19259H] (original broadcast date: 12/19/13)
    A look at the film The Wolf of Wall Street with Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3494] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3059Z] Tavis talks with one of the most important and influential architects of our time, Frank Gehry. The world-famous and visionary architect talks about his love of the interplay of the arts. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3494] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#703H] The team drives into Canada to meet Heather Cameron, prop stylist and story producer, in Vancouver, British Columbia, to discover how she created her own path in life, combining nature, home, beauty, and photography. From there, they travel to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, where they have a chance encounter with cowboy and horse trainer, Grant Golliher of the Diamond Cross Ranch, who challenges them to face their fears and discover more about themselves. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3494] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10824H] Target Private Info Breach * Putin Expresses Leniency * North Korea Seclusion * Budget Deal duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3494] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3104] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10824H] Target Private Info Breach * Putin Expresses Leniency * North Korea Seclusion * Budget Deal duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
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