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KQED World: Wednesday, January 15, 2014

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, January 15, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10842] Spending Bill * Newsmaker Interview: former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates * Egypt Update * Tech Security * Frontline's new documentary, "The Secret State of North Korea" duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#33010H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, stocks snap back from yesterday's steep losses as two of the nation's biggest banks report earnings. And, a legal ruling handed down today that could change the economics of the internet and impact anyone who logs on and clicks. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3116] Tavis talks with sociologist Michael Kimmel. The Stony Brook University gender studies professor discusses the research for his latest text, Angry White Men. Tavis also chats with veteran rock and roller Johnny Rivers. The "Secret Agent Man" reflects on 50 years of rock and roll, including his stint at the legendary LA music venue, the Whiskey a Go Go. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Global Voices [#524] Stealing Africa How much profit is fair? Ruschlikon is a village in Switzerland with a very low tax rate and very wealthy residents. But it receives more tax revenue than it can use. This is largely thanks to one resident - Ivan Glasenberg, CEO of Glencore, whose copper mines in Zambia are not generating a large bounty tax revenue for the Zambians. Zambia has the 3rd largest copper reserves in the world, but 60% of the population live on less than $1 a day and 80% are unemployed. Based on original research into public documents, the film describes the tax system employed by multinational companies in Africa. duration 53:35   STEREO
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4208] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3117] Tavis talks with two actors in breakout film roles. Somali-born first-time Barkhad Abdi actor shares his thoughts about being on many best supporting actor lists for his performance in the film, Captain Phillips. Also, a breakout star of 2013, Kenyan actress-filmmaker Lupita Nyong'o contemplates her status as a rising star and the numerous award nods for her powerful debut feature performance in 12 Years a Slave. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Asian Voices [#216] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#441] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    America Reframed [#208] My Brooklyn/Fate of a Salesman My Brooklyn is a documentary about Director Kelly Anderson's personal journey, as a Brooklyn "gentrifier," to understand the forces reshaping her neighborhood along lines of race and class. The film asks how to heal the deep racial wounds embedded in our urban development patterns, and how citizens can become active in restoring democracy to a broken planning process.
    Fate of a Salesman is an intimate portrait of a way of life on the verge of disappearing. In its 60th year of business, Men's Fashion Center in Washington, DC has come to represent identity, legacy and redemption for salesmen Willie and Steve and owner Jerry. But business has crawled to a halt in the face of a tough economy and changing neighborhood, pushing the store to the verge of closure. Set amidst racks of pin-striped suits and feathered hats, the clothing of a bygone era, the men struggle to redefine themselves as the place with which they have long identified begins to vanish.
    duration 1:59:11   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Global Voices [#616] Rent-a-Family, Inc. On the surface, Ryuichi looks like an ordinary, 44-year-old Japanese family man. He has a wife and two sons, and a good job in the customer service department at a toy factory. Yet unbeknownst to most - including his own family - he moonlights running his own business providing family members, friends, and even spouses for hire. Ryuichi and his employees are professional stand-ins, part of a growing service industry in Japan that rents out fake spouses, best men, relatives, friends, colleagues, boyfriends and girlfriends, all to spare their clients embarrassment at social functions such as weddings, funerals, or other family gatherings. duration 53:19   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Global Voices [#524] Stealing Africa How much profit is fair? Ruschlikon is a village in Switzerland with a very low tax rate and very wealthy residents. But it receives more tax revenue than it can use. This is largely thanks to one resident - Ivan Glasenberg, CEO of Glencore, whose copper mines in Zambia are not generating a large bounty tax revenue for the Zambians. Zambia has the 3rd largest copper reserves in the world, but 60% of the population live on less than $1 a day and 80% are unemployed. Based on original research into public documents, the film describes the tax system employed by multinational companies in Africa. duration 53:35   STEREO
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3117] Tavis talks with two actors in breakout film roles. Somali-born first-time Barkhad Abdi actor shares his thoughts about being on many best supporting actor lists for his performance in the film, Captain Phillips. Also, a breakout star of 2013, Kenyan actress-filmmaker Lupita Nyong'o contemplates her status as a rising star and the numerous award nods for her powerful debut feature performance in 12 Years a Slave. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#3116] Tavis talks with sociologist Michael Kimmel. The Stony Brook University gender studies professor discusses the research for his latest text, Angry White Men. Tavis also chats with veteran rock and roller Johnny Rivers. The "Secret Agent Man" reflects on 50 years of rock and roll, including his stint at the legendary LA music venue, the Whiskey a Go Go. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    Asian Voices [#216] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Asia Biz Forecast [#441] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    America Reframed [#208] My Brooklyn/Fate of a Salesman My Brooklyn is a documentary about Director Kelly Anderson's personal journey, as a Brooklyn "gentrifier," to understand the forces reshaping her neighborhood along lines of race and class. The film asks how to heal the deep racial wounds embedded in our urban development patterns, and how citizens can become active in restoring democracy to a broken planning process.
    Fate of a Salesman is an intimate portrait of a way of life on the verge of disappearing. In its 60th year of business, Men's Fashion Center in Washington, DC has come to represent identity, legacy and redemption for salesmen Willie and Steve and owner Jerry. But business has crawled to a halt in the face of a tough economy and changing neighborhood, pushing the store to the verge of closure. Set amidst racks of pin-striped suits and feathered hats, the clothing of a bygone era, the men struggle to redefine themselves as the place with which they have long identified begins to vanish.
    duration 1:59:11   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Global Voices [#616] Rent-a-Family, Inc. On the surface, Ryuichi looks like an ordinary, 44-year-old Japanese family man. He has a wife and two sons, and a good job in the customer service department at a toy factory. Yet unbeknownst to most - including his own family - he moonlights running his own business providing family members, friends, and even spouses for hire. Ryuichi and his employees are professional stand-ins, part of a growing service industry in Japan that rents out fake spouses, best men, relatives, friends, colleagues, boyfriends and girlfriends, all to spare their clients embarrassment at social functions such as weddings, funerals, or other family gatherings. duration 53:19   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4208] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10011] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3117] Tavis talks with two actors in breakout film roles. Somali-born first-time Barkhad Abdi actor shares his thoughts about being on many best supporting actor lists for his performance in the film, Captain Phillips. Also, a breakout star of 2013, Kenyan actress-filmmaker Lupita Nyong'o contemplates her status as a rising star and the numerous award nods for her powerful debut feature performance in 12 Years a Slave. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33011H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the turnaround that started yesterday continued today leaving many investors wondering whether the stock market's rocky start is in the rear view mirror. And, NBR will be joined by Morningstar's CEO of the Year. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10843H] Supreme Court Abortion Case * Revelations in NSA Surveillance * Net Neutrality * Senate Report on Benghazi * Contrarian Viewpoint: conservative economist Christopher Martenson duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33011H] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the turnaround that started yesterday continued today leaving many investors wondering whether the stock market's rocky start is in the rear view mirror. And, NBR will be joined by Morningstar's CEO of the Year. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3123] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Newsline [#4208] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3513H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10843H] Supreme Court Abortion Case * Revelations in NSA Surveillance * Net Neutrality * Senate Report on Benghazi * Contrarian Viewpoint: conservative economist Christopher Martenson duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3513H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20018] (original broadcast date: 01/15/2014)
    * National Security Agency reform with David Sanger of the New York Times
    * James Dyson, best known for the invention of the Dyson bagless vacuum cleaner
    *Adam Gopnik of The New Yorker on French President Francois Hollande
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3513H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3118] Tavis talks with acclaimed actor Bruce Dern, co-star of the feature film, Nebraska. The scion of a distinguished family of politicians and an Oscar nominee, Dern explains why he chose acting as his career. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3513H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#212] The final episode of the series includes an interview with the chancellor of the New York School District who was the former Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division, and a cofounder of the Blue Man Group. duration 26:46   TVPG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3513H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10843H] Supreme Court Abortion Case * Revelations in NSA Surveillance * Net Neutrality * Senate Report on Benghazi * Contrarian Viewpoint: conservative economist Christopher Martenson duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3513H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3123] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10843H] Supreme Court Abortion Case * Revelations in NSA Surveillance * Net Neutrality * Senate Report on Benghazi * Contrarian Viewpoint: conservative economist Christopher Martenson duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

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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.

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KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

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.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

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KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

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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.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

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.