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KQED World: Friday, January 17, 2014

Comcast 190  •  Digital 9.3

Schedule is subject to change. Please visit kqed.org/tv/schedules/daily for the most up-to-date info.

Friday, January 17, 2014
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#10844] Dispatch from Tehran * Goodwill * Carmakers Return * 12 Years a Slave duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    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)
  • 1:30 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)
  • 2:00 am
    Local USA [#113] Drive Like A Girl "Drive Like A Girl" follows New York's champion all-girls robotics team, The Iron Maidens, just one year after they beat more than 60 male-dominated teams in a regional competition. Though they advanced to the national stage in Atlanta, Ga., they lost before winning it all. Now, they've returned for another shot at the title. They had six weeks to design, program and build a robot alongside their brother team and one of their competitors, the Sciborgs. The struggles they face reveal what it takes to be a group of girls excelling at a boys' game and their successes are a glimpse at the changing roles of females in science and technology. duration 26:41   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:30 am
    Local USA [#112] Living The Dream Living the life! Whether it's in the cozy confines or your own home, or venturing out to find your calling in the big wide world - four subjects in pursuit of their dreams. An array of Airstream enthusiasts in Colorado have their own rules for the road; an unlikely roper from Lafayette, Louisiana hopes to lasso himself a winner; a Brooklyn, New York collector with an eye for the unusual finds beauty in found objects and a decorated war veteran returns to pursue his gridiron goals at Clemson University in South Carolina. duration 27:08   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    Newsline [#4210] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 3:30 am
    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)
  • 4:00 am
    Well Read [#307] Greg Martin, Stories for Boys Greg Martin's father tried to kill himself. The reason? To hide a secret he'd hidden from his family for decades. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1207] Why Do We Sleep? Why do we spend so much of our lives not awake? What do sleeping and dreaming reveal about consciousness? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    Nova [#4102H] Zeppelin Terror Attack Nova reveals the untold story of the biggest flying machines ever made: Germany's war zeppelins, which rained down death on British towns for two and a half terrifying years during World War I. In hands-on experiments, Nova uncovers how the zeppelins were built and flown, and goes inside the desperate scramble to take down the zeppelins and make the streets of Britain safe again. duration 54:16   STEREO TVPG
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Chasing Shackleton [#102H] Battered by storms and blinded by thick fog, world record speed sailor and renowned racing skipper Paul Larsen attempts to navigate the notorious Southern Ocean using only a sextant and compass. And extreme filmmaker Ed Wardle risks all to pick up where Shackleton's cameraman left off and record for the first time, how Shackleton and his men managed to survive against all the odds. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:00 am
    Pioneers In Aviation: The Race to the Moon [#101] The Early Years Details the birth of American aviation-from the Wright Brothers' earliest flights, through the turbulent era of the 1920s. "The Early Years" documents the captains of the Aviation Industry as young men as they design and construct planes for America's effort in World War I, begin flying the mail in the 1920s, and develop the first passenger airlines. Episode I concludes with the dramatic head-to-head rivalry between the Boeing 247 and the Douglas DC-3 for command of the newly born commercial aviation industry. Highlights include:
    * footage of the Wright Brothers' famous 1908 demonstration for the U.S. Army Signal Corps at Fort Myer, Virginia.
    * Newly recovered footage of the Boeing workshops and factories (circa 1917-1918), as they build aircraft for America's effort in World War I.
    * Newsreel footage of the 1924 U.S. Army Aviation Service "Around-the-World-Flight" in four Douglas World Cruisers.
    * Donald Douglas's moving reminiscence his experience-at the age of 16-as he witnessed Orville Wright's demonstration of the first Wright airplane.
    duration 55:55   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Local USA [#113] Drive Like A Girl "Drive Like A Girl" follows New York's champion all-girls robotics team, The Iron Maidens, just one year after they beat more than 60 male-dominated teams in a regional competition. Though they advanced to the national stage in Atlanta, Ga., they lost before winning it all. Now, they've returned for another shot at the title. They had six weeks to design, program and build a robot alongside their brother team and one of their competitors, the Sciborgs. The struggles they face reveal what it takes to be a group of girls excelling at a boys' game and their successes are a glimpse at the changing roles of females in science and technology. duration 26:41   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:30 am
    Local USA [#112] Living The Dream Living the life! Whether it's in the cozy confines or your own home, or venturing out to find your calling in the big wide world - four subjects in pursuit of their dreams. An array of Airstream enthusiasts in Colorado have their own rules for the road; an unlikely roper from Lafayette, Louisiana hopes to lasso himself a winner; a Brooklyn, New York collector with an eye for the unusual finds beauty in found objects and a decorated war veteran returns to pursue his gridiron goals at Clemson University in South Carolina. duration 27:08   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    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)
  • 9:30 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)
  • 10:00 am
    Well Read [#307] Greg Martin, Stories for Boys Greg Martin's father tried to kill himself. The reason? To hide a secret he'd hidden from his family for decades. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    Closer to Truth [#1207] Why Do We Sleep? Why do we spend so much of our lives not awake? What do sleeping and dreaming reveal about consciousness? duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    Nova [#4102H] Zeppelin Terror Attack Nova reveals the untold story of the biggest flying machines ever made: Germany's war zeppelins, which rained down death on British towns for two and a half terrifying years during World War I. In hands-on experiments, Nova uncovers how the zeppelins were built and flown, and goes inside the desperate scramble to take down the zeppelins and make the streets of Britain safe again. duration 54:16   STEREO TVPG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Chasing Shackleton [#102H] Battered by storms and blinded by thick fog, world record speed sailor and renowned racing skipper Paul Larsen attempts to navigate the notorious Southern Ocean using only a sextant and compass. And extreme filmmaker Ed Wardle risks all to pick up where Shackleton's cameraman left off and record for the first time, how Shackleton and his men managed to survive against all the odds. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    Pioneers In Aviation: The Race to the Moon [#101] The Early Years Details the birth of American aviation-from the Wright Brothers' earliest flights, through the turbulent era of the 1920s. "The Early Years" documents the captains of the Aviation Industry as young men as they design and construct planes for America's effort in World War I, begin flying the mail in the 1920s, and develop the first passenger airlines. Episode I concludes with the dramatic head-to-head rivalry between the Boeing 247 and the Douglas DC-3 for command of the newly born commercial aviation industry. Highlights include:
    * footage of the Wright Brothers' famous 1908 demonstration for the U.S. Army Signal Corps at Fort Myer, Virginia.
    * Newly recovered footage of the Boeing workshops and factories (circa 1917-1918), as they build aircraft for America's effort in World War I.
    * Newsreel footage of the 1924 U.S. Army Aviation Service "Around-the-World-Flight" in four Douglas World Cruisers.
    * Donald Douglas's moving reminiscence his experience-at the age of 16-as he witnessed Orville Wright's demonstration of the first Wright airplane.
    duration 55:55   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    Newsline [#4210] duration 28:12   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    Journal [#10013] duration 28:10   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 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)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33013] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, inside the surprise profit warning from UPS, the world's largest package delivery company. And, our Market Monitor guest tonight says he's buying a blue chip, a value stock and shares of a high-flying tech company. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10845] NSA Spying * Health Costs * India Polio * Syrian Talks * Brooks & Marcus duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#33013] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, inside the surprise profit warning from UPS, the world's largest package delivery company. And, our Market Monitor guest tonight says he's buying a blue chip, a value stock and shares of a high-flying tech company. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#3125] duration 59:00   STEREO TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    BBC Newsnight [#17017Z] duration 28:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3515H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#10845] NSA Spying * Health Costs * India Polio * Syrian Talks * Brooks & Marcus duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3515H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#20020] (original broadcast date: 01/17/2014)
    * a discussion about Russia and the Olympic games in Sochi with David Herszenhorn, Moscow bureau chief for the New York Times; Masha Gessen, author of Word Will Break Cement; Julia Ioffe, Senior Editor at The New Republic; and Stephen Sestanovich, Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
    * a look at this weekend's NFL games with Bill Cowher, analyst for "The NFL Today" and Jim Nantz of CBS Sports.
    * conductor John Eliot Gardiner on his book Bach - Music in the Castle of Heaven
    duration 56:47   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#3515H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Independent Lens [#1508] At Berkeley Legendary documentarian Frederick Wiseman goes back to school for this film which explores major aspects of university life at The University of California at Berkeley, the oldest and most prestigious member of a 10-campus public education system, and one of the finest research and teaching facilities in the world. duration 4:29:59   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
Friday, January 17, 2014

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