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KQED World: Wednesday, June 21, 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, June 21, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#11853] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:00 am
    Nightly Business Report [#36122] Tonight on Nightly Business Report, oil prices drop to their lowest levels of the year and there's a chance the decline could deepen. Plus, Amazon is sending another chill through the retail sector. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 1:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4130] Tavis talks with legendary entertainer Tony Bennett about his latest projects and the continued celebration of his 90th year. (encore broadcast) duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 am
    Nature [#3105H] The Funkiest Monkeys 25 years ago, filmmaker Colin Stafford-Johnson travelled to Sulawesi in Indonesia and fell in love with crested black macaques. These feisty monkeys are beach bums with punk hairstyles, expressive faces, copper colored eyes and some very unusual habits, making them some of the most charismatic of all monkeys. They only exist on this one island. Learning that their numbers have dropped dramatically, he makes a return visit to find out why and to see if he can help. Teaming up with a local expert and making a film about them and their plight allows him to share their story with the local schools and communities in the hope that a new understanding of the wonderful creatures in their midst will make them want to help, as well. duration 55:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 3:00 am
    To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe [#2615] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 am
    American Forum [#222] Andrew Jackson, Donald Trump and Our Divided History This mini-series features scholars, national thought-leaders and White House veterans on urgent issues facing newly inaugurated President Donald J. Trump, and how our deep political divisions might be healed. duration 29:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 am
    Newsroom Tokyo [#486] duration 45:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:45 am
    Direct Talk duration 12:00   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 am
    America Reframed [#408] Romeo, Romeo Eye-opening, heartbreaking, and funny, "Romeo, Romeo" is an intimate portrait of a modern marriage, documenting the journey of Lexy and Jessica's attempt to conceive. The film offers a no holds barred access to the lives of the loving couple as they traverse the world of artificial insemination, from sperm donors to expensive and harrowing IVF to the possibility that Lexy might not be able to get pregnant. Filled with test tubes, laughter, and tears, "Romeo, Romeo" is a totem to the struggles and triumphs of marriage and family, and a relatable and compelling story that is both modern and timeless. duration 1:56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • MORNING
  • 6:30 am
    Facing Fear In this Academy Award-nominated short documentary, worlds collide when a former neo-Nazi skinhead and the gay victim of his hate crime attack meet by chance 25 years after the incident that dramatically shaped both of their lives. Together, they embark on a journey of forgiveness that challenges both to grapple with their beliefs and fears, eventually leading to an improbable collaboration - and friendship. duration 21:58   STEREO TVPG
  • 7:00 am
    Global Voices [#803] Avant In Uruguay, a forgotten national ballet company performing in a half-finished theater is shaken into life by the arrival of Julio Bocca, one of the best ballet dancers of all time. Retired and looking for a new place in the world of dance, Bocca accepts the challenge to direct the company and elevate it to international competition quality. To this aim he stakes his reputation as he negotiates the tensions between art and bureaucracy. A group of young dancers from varied backgrounds leave everything behind to audition for the resurrected national dance company. They face tough competition from the dancers who already have years of service to the national ballet. Avant explores a nation, a dance company, and three talented brothers as they evolve and discover their identities through the language of dance. duration 56:17   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 8:00 am
    Nature [#3105H] The Funkiest Monkeys 25 years ago, filmmaker Colin Stafford-Johnson travelled to Sulawesi in Indonesia and fell in love with crested black macaques. These feisty monkeys are beach bums with punk hairstyles, expressive faces, copper colored eyes and some very unusual habits, making them some of the most charismatic of all monkeys. They only exist on this one island. Learning that their numbers have dropped dramatically, he makes a return visit to find out why and to see if he can help. Teaming up with a local expert and making a film about them and their plight allows him to share their story with the local schools and communities in the hope that a new understanding of the wonderful creatures in their midst will make them want to help, as well. duration 55:46   SRND51 TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4131] Tavis talks with national security analyst and best-selling author Peter Bergen about his book, United States of Jihad: Who Are America's Homegrown Terrorists, and How Do We Stop Them? duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:30 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4132] Tavis talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter John Mellencamp about his career and latest album Sad Clowns & Hillbillies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:00 am
    To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe [#2615] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:30 am
    American Forum [#222] Andrew Jackson, Donald Trump and Our Divided History This mini-series features scholars, national thought-leaders and White House veterans on urgent issues facing newly inaugurated President Donald J. Trump, and how our deep political divisions might be healed. duration 29:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 11:00 am
    America Reframed [#408] Romeo, Romeo Eye-opening, heartbreaking, and funny, "Romeo, Romeo" is an intimate portrait of a modern marriage, documenting the journey of Lexy and Jessica's attempt to conceive. The film offers a no holds barred access to the lives of the loving couple as they traverse the world of artificial insemination, from sperm donors to expensive and harrowing IVF to the possibility that Lexy might not be able to get pregnant. Filled with test tubes, laughter, and tears, "Romeo, Romeo" is a totem to the struggles and triumphs of marriage and family, and a relatable and compelling story that is both modern and timeless. duration 1:56:46   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:30 pm
    Facing Fear In this Academy Award-nominated short documentary, worlds collide when a former neo-Nazi skinhead and the gay victim of his hate crime attack meet by chance 25 years after the incident that dramatically shaped both of their lives. Together, they embark on a journey of forgiveness that challenges both to grapple with their beliefs and fears, eventually leading to an improbable collaboration - and friendship. duration 21:58   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 pm
    Global Voices [#803] Avant In Uruguay, a forgotten national ballet company performing in a half-finished theater is shaken into life by the arrival of Julio Bocca, one of the best ballet dancers of all time. Retired and looking for a new place in the world of dance, Bocca accepts the challenge to direct the company and elevate it to international competition quality. To this aim he stakes his reputation as he negotiates the tensions between art and bureaucracy. A group of young dancers from varied backgrounds leave everything behind to audition for the resurrected national dance company. They face tough competition from the dancers who already have years of service to the national ballet. Avant explores a nation, a dance company, and three talented brothers as they evolve and discover their identities through the language of dance. duration 56:17   STEREO (Secondary audio: none)
  • 2:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8058] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 2:30 pm
    DW News [#14123] duration 28:00   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:00 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4132] Tavis talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter John Mellencamp about his career and latest album Sad Clowns & Hillbillies. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 3:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36123] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 4:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11854] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 5:00 pm
    NHK Newsline [#8058] duration 28:03   STEREO TVRE
  • 5:30 pm
    Democracy Now! [#6238] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • EVENING
  • 6:30 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36123] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4408H] duration 1:00  
  • 7:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11854] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 7:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4408H] duration 1:00  
  • 8:00 pm
    Charlie Rose [#23133] (original air date: 6/21/2017)
    * Tonight on the program, we begin with a political update following Democrat Jon Ossoff's defeat to Republican Karen Handel is yesterday's special election runoff in Georgia's 6th Congressional District. Charlie is joined by Al Hunt of Bloomberg View and Philip Rucker of the Washington Post.
    * We continue with a turn toward North Korea at a time escalating tension in U.S.-North Korea relations, Charlie is joined by Christopher Hill, a former ambassador to South Korea, and David Sanger, national security correspondent for the NY Times.
    * Next, a look at the new film "Beatrice at Dinner," with stars Salma Hayek and John Lithgow.< BR>* We conclude with a conversation and performance from Dan Auerbach, the Grammy Award-winning musician best known as one half of The Black Keys. His new soio album is called "Waiting on a Song."
    duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 8:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4408H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:00 pm
    Nightly Business Report [#36123] duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:28 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4408H] duration 1:00  
  • 9:30 pm
    Tavis Smiley [#4133] Tavis talks with actor and author Jonathan Goldsmith about his book, Stay Interesting: I Don't Always Tell Stories About My Life, but When I Do They're True and Amazing and with Emmy Award-winning actress and director Regina King about her remarkable career. duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 9:58 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4408H] duration 1:00  
  • 10:00 pm
    PBS NewsHour [#11854] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 10:57 pm
    NBR NewsBrief [#4408H] duration 1:00  
  • 11:00 pm
    Democracy Now! [#6238] duration 59:00   TVRE
  • 12:00 am
    PBS NewsHour [#11854] duration 56:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
Wednesday, June 21, 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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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
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XFINITY 192
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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
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Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
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