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KQED World: Thursday, January 16, 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.

Thursday, January 16, 2014
  • 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
  • 1:00 am
    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
  • 1:30 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)
  • 2:00 am
    Cave People of the Himalaya Everest climber and thrill seeker, Pete Athans, returns to the Himalayas with Dr. Mark Aldenderfer in search of the caves and mummies of a lost civilization. There they will risk their own safety to reveal astonishing evidence of a previously unknown, 1500-year-old death ritual high in the Himalayan caves. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 3:00 am
    NHK Newsline [#4209] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    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)
  • 4:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1637] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 am
    Second Opinion [#903] Foot Pain Foot pain can simply be annoying, or it can significantly impact quality of life. David Heller has lived with foot pain for many years and he talks about his journey to find a treatment that works. Experts outline treatments that are available and ways you can keep your feet healthy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    1964: American Experience It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's campaign for the presidency; the year that Americans learned smoking was bad for their health and Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the assassination of their president.
    Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964, by award-winning journalist Jon Margolis, this film follows some of the most prominent figures of the time - Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., Barry Goldwater, Betty Friedan - and bring out from the shadows the actions of ordinary Americans whose frustrations, ambitions, and anxieties began to turn the country onto a different course.
    duration 1:55:16   STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 7:00 am
    Frontline [#3206H] Secret State of North Korea Just two years in the job and armed with nuclear weapons, North Korea's Kim Jong-Un is the world's youngest dictator, ruling one of the world's most isolated countries. Like his father and grandfather, he wants to maintain tight control over what North Koreans see of the world - and what the world sees of North Korea. But with unique access, Frontline goes inside the secret state to explore life under its new ruler, and investigate the enigmatic "Morning Star King" as he tries to hold onto power. Using new footage smuggled from inside and never-before-told stories from recent defectors living in South Korea, the film offers a rare glimpse of how some North Koreans are defying authority in a country where just being caught with illegal DVDs could mean immediate imprisonment. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:00 am
    Cave People of the Himalaya Everest climber and thrill seeker, Pete Athans, returns to the Himalayas with Dr. Mark Aldenderfer in search of the caves and mummies of a lost civilization. There they will risk their own safety to reveal astonishing evidence of a previously unknown, 1500-year-old death ritual high in the Himalayan caves. duration 56:46   SRND51 TVPG
  • 9:00 am
    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)
  • 9:30 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)
  • 10:00 am
    Scully/The World Show [#1637] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:30 am
    Second Opinion [#903] Foot Pain Foot pain can simply be annoying, or it can significantly impact quality of life. David Heller has lived with foot pain for many years and he talks about his journey to find a treatment that works. Experts outline treatments that are available and ways you can keep your feet healthy. duration 26:46   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    1964: American Experience It was the year of the Beatles and the Civil Rights Act; of the Gulf of Tonkin and Barry Goldwater's campaign for the presidency; the year that Americans learned smoking was bad for their health and Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali; the year that cities across the country erupted in violence and Americans tried to make sense of the assassination of their president.
    Based on The Last Innocent Year: America in 1964, by award-winning journalist Jon Margolis, this film follows some of the most prominent figures of the time - Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., Barry Goldwater, Betty Friedan - and bring out from the shadows the actions of ordinary Americans whose frustrations, ambitions, and anxieties began to turn the country onto a different course.
    duration 1:55:16   STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 1:00 pm
    Frontline [#3206H] Secret State of North Korea Just two years in the job and armed with nuclear weapons, North Korea's Kim Jong-Un is the world's youngest dictator, ruling one of the world's most isolated countries. Like his father and grandfather, he wants to maintain tight control over what North Koreans see of the world - and what the world sees of North Korea. But with unique access, Frontline goes inside the secret state to explore life under its new ruler, and investigate the enigmatic "Morning Star King" as he tries to hold onto power. Using new footage smuggled from inside and never-before-told stories from recent defectors living in South Korea, the film offers a rare glimpse of how some North Koreans are defying authority in a country where just being caught with illegal DVDs could mean immediate imprisonment. duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4209] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10012] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 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)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33012] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Best Buy reports weak holiday sales and the stock tanks. Has the company's turnaround been knocked off track? And, as California suffers from a severe drought, farmers have to make some tough decisions and that could mean higher prices for things like beef and lettuce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10844] Dispatch from Tehran * Goodwill * Carmakers Return * 12 Years a Slave duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33012] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, Best Buy reports weak holiday sales and the stock tanks. Has the company's turnaround been knocked off track? And, as California suffers from a severe drought, farmers have to make some tough decisions and that could mean higher prices for things like beef and lettuce. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3124] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    NHK Newsline [#4209] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3514H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10844] Dispatch from Tehran * Goodwill * Carmakers Return * 12 Years a Slave duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3514H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20019] (original broadcast date: 01/16/2014)
    British poet Kate Tempest discusses her show "Brand New Ancients"
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3514H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#3119] Tavis talks with Oscar nominee and House of Lies star and exec producer, Don Cheadle. The stage-trained actor previews the new season of his Showtime series, the edgy comedy House of Lies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3514H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Roadtrip Nation [#701H] Meet Team "Tabula Rasa" and follow their first attempts at cold calling, from local restaurants to the White House, hoping to speak with Michelle Obama. They meet each other and their RV for the first time in Southern California, before heading to interview Christian Jacobs, lead singer of The Aquabats, and co-creator, writer, and director of the hugely popular Yo Gabba Gabba pre-school television show. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3514H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10844] Dispatch from Tehran * Goodwill * Carmakers Return * 12 Years a Slave duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3514H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3124] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10844] Dispatch from Tehran * Goodwill * Carmakers Return * 12 Years a Slave duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Thursday, January 16, 2014

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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
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KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
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