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KQED World: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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, May 31, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#11838] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#36107] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4115] Tavis talks with actor William Shatner about his lifelong career and book Spirit of the Horse: A Celebration in Fact and Fable. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Doolittle's Raiders: A Final Toast The bottle of 1896 Hennessy Cognac was uncorked in front of hundreds of people. The surviving World War II veterans from one of history's greatest military missions were about to raise their silver goblets one last time ending a decades long tradition. It was time for the veterans to hold this final toast. They could wait no longer. Their numbers had dwindled to just a few. Many of the names of the 80 flyers who took part in the April 18, 1942 raid on Japan may not be familiar to most, but collectively they will always be known in history as the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders. Long ago these American flyers, aboard 16 B-25 bombers, had accomplished a daring mission that changed the morale of an entire nation. The aviators, led by famed commander Lt. Col. James Harold Doolittle, had taken the fight directly to the enemy for the first time in the war and delivered retribution for Japan's sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 duration 57:35   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 am
    To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe [#2612] Center for American Progress President Neera Tanden tells host Bonnie Erbe why she became a progressive leader and what the future holds for progressive politics in the U.S. This is the first in a series of interviews with female thought leaders across the country and political spectrum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    American Forum [#238] Where Does U.S. Relationship with Mexico Go Now? Historian Geraldo Cadava on our biggest neighbor and a difficult new America for immigrants. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Newsroom Tokyo [#471] duration 45:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:45 am
    Direct Talk [#95] DIRECT TALK is an in-depth interview program featuring business executives or persons in the news who share their insights, information and analysis. duration 12:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    America Reframed [#417] The Last Season Amid the bustling world of central Oregon's wild mushroom hunting camps, the lives of two former soldiers intersect. Roger, a 75 year-old sniper with the us special forces in Vietnam, and Kouy, a 46 year-old platoon leader of Cambodia's Khmer freedom fighters who battled the khmer Rouge, come together each fall to hunt the elusive matsutake mushroom, a rare mushroom prized in Japanese culture and cuisine. However, the pair discover more than just mushrooms in the woods: they find a new life, and livelihood; and, a means to slowly heal the scarring wounds of war. Told over the course of one Matsutake mushroom season, the Last Season is a journey into the woods, into the memory of war and survival, telling a story of family from an unexpected place. duration 1:26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:30 am
    ForEveryone.Net A 33-year-old computer programmer named Tim Berners-Lee changed the world forever when he invented the World Wide Web in 1989. His visionary decision to make it a free and accessible resource sparked a global revolution in how we communicate and participate in public life. After 25 years outside the spotlight, Sir Tim Berners-Lee emerges to tell his story for the first time and discuss new threats to Internet access as we know it. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Doc World [#114] Out Run As leader of the world's only LGBT political party, Bemz Benedito dreams of being the first transgender woman in the Philippine Congress. But in a predominantly Catholic nation, rallying for LGBT representation in the halls of Congress is not an easy feat. Bemz and her eclectic team of queer political warriors must rethink traditional campaign strategies to amass support from unlikely places. Taking their equality campaign to small-town hair salons and regional beauty pageants, the activists mobilize working-class trans hairdressers and beauty queens to join the fight against their main political opponent, a homophobic evangelical preacher, and prove to the Filipino electorate that it's time to take the rights of LGBT people seriously. But as outsiders trying to get inside the system, will they have to compromise their political ideals in order to win? Culminating on election day, OUT RUN provides a unique look into the challenges LGBT people face as they transition into the mainstream and fight for dignity, legitimacy, and acceptance across the globe. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Doolittle's Raiders: A Final Toast The bottle of 1896 Hennessy Cognac was uncorked in front of hundreds of people. The surviving World War II veterans from one of history's greatest military missions were about to raise their silver goblets one last time ending a decades long tradition. It was time for the veterans to hold this final toast. They could wait no longer. Their numbers had dwindled to just a few. Many of the names of the 80 flyers who took part in the April 18, 1942 raid on Japan may not be familiar to most, but collectively they will always be known in history as the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders. Long ago these American flyers, aboard 16 B-25 bombers, had accomplished a daring mission that changed the morale of an entire nation. The aviators, led by famed commander Lt. Col. James Harold Doolittle, had taken the fight directly to the enemy for the first time in the war and delivered retribution for Japan's sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 duration 57:35   STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4116] Tavis talks with author Brad Stone about his book The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World and with Rhiannon Giddens about her latest album and tour "Freedom Highway". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4117] Tavis talks with Senator Al Franken about the Trump administration and his book Al Franken: Giant of the Senate, and we pay tribute to iconic singer-songwriter Gregg Allman and sports writer Frank Deford. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe [#2612] Center for American Progress President Neera Tanden tells host Bonnie Erbe why she became a progressive leader and what the future holds for progressive politics in the U.S. This is the first in a series of interviews with female thought leaders across the country and political spectrum. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    American Forum [#238] Where Does U.S. Relationship with Mexico Go Now? Historian Geraldo Cadava on our biggest neighbor and a difficult new America for immigrants. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    America Reframed [#417] The Last Season Amid the bustling world of central Oregon's wild mushroom hunting camps, the lives of two former soldiers intersect. Roger, a 75 year-old sniper with the us special forces in Vietnam, and Kouy, a 46 year-old platoon leader of Cambodia's Khmer freedom fighters who battled the khmer Rouge, come together each fall to hunt the elusive matsutake mushroom, a rare mushroom prized in Japanese culture and cuisine. However, the pair discover more than just mushrooms in the woods: they find a new life, and livelihood; and, a means to slowly heal the scarring wounds of war. Told over the course of one Matsutake mushroom season, the Last Season is a journey into the woods, into the memory of war and survival, telling a story of family from an unexpected place. duration 1:26:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:30 pm
    ForEveryone.Net A 33-year-old computer programmer named Tim Berners-Lee changed the world forever when he invented the World Wide Web in 1989. His visionary decision to make it a free and accessible resource sparked a global revolution in how we communicate and participate in public life. After 25 years outside the spotlight, Sir Tim Berners-Lee emerges to tell his story for the first time and discuss new threats to Internet access as we know it. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 1:00 pm
    Doc World [#114] Out Run As leader of the world's only LGBT political party, Bemz Benedito dreams of being the first transgender woman in the Philippine Congress. But in a predominantly Catholic nation, rallying for LGBT representation in the halls of Congress is not an easy feat. Bemz and her eclectic team of queer political warriors must rethink traditional campaign strategies to amass support from unlikely places. Taking their equality campaign to small-town hair salons and regional beauty pageants, the activists mobilize working-class trans hairdressers and beauty queens to join the fight against their main political opponent, a homophobic evangelical preacher, and prove to the Filipino electorate that it's time to take the rights of LGBT people seriously. But as outsiders trying to get inside the system, will they have to compromise their political ideals in order to win? Culminating on election day, OUT RUN provides a unique look into the challenges LGBT people face as they transition into the mainstream and fight for dignity, legitimacy, and acceptance across the globe. duration 56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8043] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    DW News [#14108] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4117] Tavis talks with Senator Al Franken about the Trump administration and his book Al Franken: Giant of the Senate, and we pay tribute to iconic singer-songwriter Gregg Allman and sports writer Frank Deford. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36108] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11839] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8043] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#6223] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36108] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4393H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11839] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4393H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23118H] (original broadcast date: 5/31/17)
    * a discussion about the Trump administration's expected withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement. Charlie is joined by Amy Davidson of the New Yorker and Amy Harder of AXIOS Media.
    * Senator Al Franken, two term Senator from Minnesota. His new memoir is called "Al Franken: Giant of the Senate."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4393H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36108] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4393H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4118] Tavis talks with physician Rishi Manchanda about 'upstream' healthcare and with actress Melissa Leo about her starring role in the Showtime series "I'm Dying Up Here". duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4393H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11839] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4393H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#6223] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#11839] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

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    • Fremont Peak Tower Maintenance

      *UPDATE: The tower crew will work the Fremont peak tower as of 11am, Thursday, Nov 30th. We will need to lower power on KQET, Channel 25, to 25% at 10:30am through 4-5pm. Thank you for your patience!

    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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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.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

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.

PBS Kids

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.